Satish Vimal bags award
Srinagar, Aug 26: Kashmiri poet Satish Vimal has bagged Sahitya Academy's National Translation Prize for 2011.
The function was held in the Soochna Bhavan of Bhuvaneshwar where 24 translators from prominent Indian languages got the prize. For Kashmiri Satish Vimal, the poet, writer, critic and broadcaster was awarded for his translation anthology Wunal Te Siryi. It is the
translation of the contemporary Indian poems. It is Vimal's sixth translation work. Recipient of five national awards, Satish has earlier translated poets like Amrita Pritam, V P Singh, Nijjar Kaabani, Kiswar Naheed, Rasul Raza, Imam Ayatullah Khomeni, Lari Aazad, Kim Yun Fi, Antonio Porchia and Patricia M. Satish's poems and works have also been translated into many Indian and foreign languages. The Sahitya Akademi Translation prize includes a bronze plaque, a citacian and a cash prize of Rs 50,000.
President of the Sahitya Akademi and prominent poet Sunil Gangopadyay presented the award to Satish in presence of internationally famed English poet Jayant Mahapatra.
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