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The Potti Sriramulu Telugu University has announced the Sahitee Puraskarams for the best books in Telugu literature for the year 2005. University Vice-Chancellor Dr A Manjulatha has announced the awards, which will be presented to the writers on 16th March at the university campus:
Nir-vachanam (poetry free verse) by Ghantasala Nirmala Vedika (verse poetry) by Rasaraju Relapootalu (lyrical poetry) by Goranti Venkanna Paalamanasulu (children's literature) by Malayasri Pakshi (short story) by V Pratima Kalamegham (novel) by K Ramachandra Murthy Vyasa Gowthami (literary criticism) by B Rama Brahmam Amarajeevi (play) by Vadrevu Sundar Rau Tilak's The Night That Rained Nectar (translation) by V Kondal Rao Sreehari Nighantuvu (others category) by Rawa Sreehari Palikinchaku Mouna Mridangalanu (best book among women writers) by Volga
In the other awards category, M Sujata Reddy won the Best Women Writer award, K A Singaracharyulu won the Best Sanskrit Scholar award, and Yusuf Sarmast, the Best Urdu Scholar award. Each award carries a cash prize of Rs. 20,116 and a citation.
For further details, please contact the university at 2323-1808, 2321-0003 or 2323-0162.