Konkani writer gets Saraswati Samman

Eminent Konkani writer Mahabaleshwar Sail has been honoured with the Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel Hawthan.

The 74-year-old’s novel was shortlisted out of 22 books written in as many languages. 
The award carries a cash prize of Rs 15 lakh and a citation. Mr. Sail is a bilingual writer who has four Marathi dramas and seven Konkani novels to his credit. He has also written five short stories and a novel in Marathi.
What can be the possible questions from above news:
Q1. Name the Eminent writer, who has been honoured with the Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel Hawthan, recently.
Source- The Hindu

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