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August 18, 2011
2011-08 Sahitya Akademi Award
 

 

Bokya Satbande - a collection of short stories by Dilip Prabhavalkar,
has been awarded Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2011
for Children's Literature (Short Stories) in Marathi
by the Sahitya Akademi - India's national academy of letters.

Bokya Satbande is a collection of short stories woven around
the central character of an inquisitive schoolboy
which has been continually updated and made contemporary
over a span of 20 years across several media starting with radio
and spilling over to television and cinema, from the published book series.

The latest Volumes 6 & 7 were published recently in July 2011
by Rajhans Prakashan - compiled from a year long episodic weekly column
in the children's supplement of marathi newspaper Loksatta over the span of 2010.

See our archives for links to the episodes.

Buy the set of books from our Shopping section.

News in Loksatta

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