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Assam-born author Mousumi Kalita Sachdeva gets Gujarat Sahitya Academy award

Delhi-based author hailing from Assam, Mousumi Kalita Sachdeva, was among 350 writers from 80 countries who were awarded the Gujarat Sahitya Academy Award on the occasion of 74th Independence Day.

The award comes in recognition for her works over the years in the world of literature.

The award was given by Gujarat Sahitya Academy in collaboration with the global Literature Forum Motivational Strips.

She has been awarded as one among India’s most inspirational writers 2018 by The Indian Awaz.

She has also been awarded with ‘Nobel Laureate Kabi Rabindranath Tagore Award 2020’.

“Any recognized and authentic award is a blessing to an author,” Mousumi Kalita Sachdeva said while speaking to this correspondent.

“Although I had never expected this to come to me so soon, I am glad that my efforts have finally spoken in the true sense,” she added.

“And, indeed I feel proud to say that I am the recipient of Sahitya Academy Award as well honoured by a Global Literature Forum Motivational Strips,” she further said.

The award is honoured by Padma Shree Vishnu Pandya and Shiju H Pallithazheth, the founder of Motivational Strips.

Exhaustive evaluations have been done before the final list is announced as per the jury. It is one of the most reputable honours in the field of Literature.

Mousumi Kalita Sachdeva has been training and teaching in many institutions in various parts of India and has established herself as a writer contributing to many newspapers, magazines and anthologies.

She has edited many books and has contributed to more than 20 national and international anthologies.

Among the books authored by Mousumi Kalita Sachdeva are ‘Lockdown Stories’ (two parts), ‘The Pride of Being Different’, ‘Love Remains Undefined’, ‘Making Impossible Possible’, and ‘The Blend of the Real and Imagination’.


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