Bangla Academy Literary Award 2023 has been announced. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will formally hand over the award to the winners at the opening ceremony of Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2024.
The names of the winners were announced on Wednesday following the approval of the Bangla Academy Executive Council. This information has been informed in a press release of Bangla Academy.
This year, a total of 16 meritorious persons are receiving this award in 11 categories.
Who won the Bangla Academy Literary Award 2023-
Shamim Azad in poetry;
Nuruddin Jahangir and Salma Bani in fiction;
Zulfikar Matin in Essay/Research;
Translated by Saleha Chowdhury;
In Drama and Drama Literature (Jatra/Pala Drama/Literary Artphile or Aesthetic Film) Mritika Chakma and Masud Pathik;
Tapankar Chakraborty in Children’s Literature;
Afroza Parveen and Asaduzzaman Asad in studies based on the Liberation War;
In the study of Bangabandhu Saifullah Mahmud Dulal and Md. Mojibur Rahman;
Inam Al Haque in Science/Science Fiction/Environmental Science;
Autobiography/Memoirs/Travel Stories/ Free Prose Ishaq Khan;
Tapan Bagchi and Sumankumar Das in folklore