Bhubaneswar, May 29: Eminent litterateur Satakadi
Hota will receive the Sarala Award for two of his
books---Mukti Mantra and Janani Janmabhumi--- and exemplary
contribution to Oriya literature.
The award, instituted by the Indian Metals Public
Charitable Trust (IMPACT), carried a cash award of rupees one
lakh and a citation, a release said here today.
Two other eminent personalities, Ashok Chandra Pattnaik,
musician, and Asit Mukherjee, artiste, would also be honoured
for their contribution to the world of art and music. They
would be presented cash awards of Rs10,000 each and
The awards would be presented at a function to be held on
June 14 next which would be attended by eminent Hindi writer
Kamaleswar as chief guest, it said.