Popular writer Anand Neelakantan, Odia poet Haraprasad Das and author Paramita Satpathy were on 6 June 2017 announced as the winners of the Kalinga Literary Awards.
Neelakantan was chosen for the Kalinga International Literary Award, Haraprasad Das was chosen for the Kalinga Literary Youth Award and Satpathy was chosen for the Kalinga Karubaki Award.
They will receive the award during the Kalinga Literary Festival 2017 which will be held from 10 June to 12 June 2017.
Around 200 celebrities from the world of literature, cinema, media and politics will be present at the Kalinga Literary Festival in Bhubaneswar to deliberate on the theme 'Literature for Peace and Harmony'.
This will be the fourth edition of Kalinga Literary Festival that will be inaugurated by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
When: 6 June 2017