Governor N.N. Vohra has congratulated Chhatrapal and Aziz Hajini on their being conferred with the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Annual Awards for 2016.
Chhatrapal has been honoured for his contribution to Dogri literature and Hajini in recognition of his work in Kashmiri.
Chhatrapal has been awarded for "Cheta" his book of short stories in Dogri and Hajini has been bestowed the coveted award for "Aane Khane" a volume on literary criticism.
In separate letters to both the authors the Governor has wished them continuing successes in all their future literary endeavours.