Jharna Rahman gets Ananya Sahitya Puroshkar

Cultural Desk

8 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Jharna Rahman gets Ananya Sahitya Puroshkar

Eminent writer Jharna Rahman will be honoured with ‘Ananya Sahitya Puroshkar 1427’ (Ananya Literary Award) for her contributions to the field of literature.

The award ceremony will be held at Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the capital on March 16.

Eminent writer professor Syed Manzoorul Islam will grace the occasion as the chief guest while researcher and essayist Begum Akter Kamal will attend the programme as the special guest.

 The fortnightly Ananya introduced the literary award for women in Bengali year 1401. Since 1993, ‘Ananya Sahitya Puroshkar’ has been conferred on eminent women writers for their contributions in the field of literature.

Jharna Rahman is a popular writer of the country. She has written novels, collections of stories, essays, poems, plays, juvenile literature, travelogue, music and others. Rahman has penned collections of stories namely ‘Ghum-Machh O Ek Tukro Nari’, ‘Agnita’, ‘Swarnatarbari’, ‘Krishnapaksher Usha’, ‘Perek’, ‘Aynamami’ and others.