‘One Part Woman’ wins Sahitya Akademi Award for translation of Mathorubhagan

The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English 2016.

The translation was done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book was published by Penguin. The prize in the form of a casket containing an engraved copper plaque and a cash component of Rs 50,000 would be presented at a ceremony in June, 2017.

    Takeaways from above News-
    • The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English
    • The cash prize for the award is Rs 50,000

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    Source- The Hindu

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