Saturday, August 13, 2011

‘Nilamadhab Panigrahi Samman’ to Harekrishna Meher for 'Koshali Meghaduta'

Sambalpur University honoured Dr. Harekrishna Meher
with
'Nilamadhab Panigrahi Samman' for the Book ‘Koshali Meghaduta’.


Swabhava-Kavi Gangadhar Meher (1862-1924) is well- known as ‘Prakriti-Kavi’ of Oriya Literature. On the occasion of 150th Birth Day Celebration of this great poet, organized by Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur, Orissa, on 13 August 2011, the sacred day of Sravana Purnima and Raksha Bandhan, Dr.Harekrishna Meher, Sr. Reader and Head of the Department of Sanskrit, Government Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna, as the invited Chief Speaker, delivered his speech on literary works and life of the poet with their significance in the present society. In this literary meeting held in the University campus, Vice-Chancellor (i/c)-cum-President Prof. Kailas Chandra Saraf, Registrar Dr. Sudhansu Shekhar Rath, University Journal ‘Saptarshi’s Editor Prof. Krushna Chandra Pradhan, Chief Guest Poet Aswini Kumar Mishra and Co-ordinator Rajendra Kumar Thaty were present there on the dais.




During this function, the University conferred on Dr. Harekrishna Meher, the Koshali Award entitled ‘Nilamadhab Panigrahi Samman’ (2010) for his book ‘Koshali Meghaduta’, the Complete Koshali Lyrical Translation of Poet Kalidasa’s Sanskrit Kavya ‘Meghadutam’. This Award with Maanapatra and Angavastra was presented to Dr. Meher by the President-VC on behalf of the University. Every year Sambalpur University, as per its circular, gives this Award to an eminent litterateur for Translation and Creative literary work in Sambalpuri-Koshali language and literature.

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'Koshali Meghaduta' Book *Ref : http://hkmeher.blogspot.com/2010/08/koshali-meghaduta-book-inaugurated.html
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Ref : 'Muse India' (Literary E-Journal) News & Events : Sambalpur University honours Harekrishna Meher : http://www.museindia.com/newsview.asp?id=8

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Updated :
* OdishaToday Network : Nilamadhab Panigrahi Award : http://groups.google.com/group/orissatoday/browse_thread/thread/3484f5e7c298c8e8#




* Twitter –Kalahandia : 20 August 2011:
‘Nilamadhab Panigrahi Samman’ to Dr. Harekrishna Meher for ‘Koshali Meghaduta’ Book :http://twitter.com/#!/kalahandia
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Dr. Harekrishna Meher's Speech on receiving "Dr. Nilamadhab Panigrahi Award"-2010 conferred by Sambalpur University :
Video on Youtube : 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAYUtFXLDtE&feature=youtu.be


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