Thursday, September 6, 2012

National Sahitya Academy Award - Bal Sahitya Puraskar for 2012

National Sahitya Academy Award - Bal Sahitya Puraskar for 2012

 Can telling stories win you one of the greatest Awards in literature? Yes, this has been very true for our own Yoseph Macwan. Mr. Yoseph Macwan who is very well known among the literary world of Gujarat. He has translated the Psalms in Gujarati for "Sapmpurna Bible" (The Complete Bible). His translations of Psalms has won him accolades for its poetic expressions. 
The Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi (National Academy of Literature, India) under the Chairmanship of its President, Sri Sunil Gangopadhyay selected Mr. Yoseph Macwan's book - Aav Haya, Varta Kahu.... (Gujarati) for its Bal Sahitya Puraskar for 2012. The Award presentation function shall be held in November 2012.
Haya is the granddaughter of Mr Yoseph Macwan. This book was written when Haya was very small and often asked her grandfather for stories. Gurjarvani congratulates Kavi Yoseph Macwan for this achievement.

Yoseph Macwan
Come Haya, Let me tell you a Story.


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