Veteran English Author Amitav Ghosh Conferred Jnanpith award

Veteran English Author Amitav Ghosh Conferred Jnanpith award

  • The noted English writer Amitav Ghosh has conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the year 2018 on June 13, 2019 in New Delhi for his outstanding contribution towards literature in English.
  • He received the award from former Governor of West Bengal Gopalkrishna Gandhi.
  • Amitav Ghosh is the first English writer to get this prestigious award carrying Rs 11 lakh along with shawl, citation and statue of goddess Saraswati.

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