English is Not My Only Language, Says Author Amitav Ghosh After Receiving Jnanpith Award

English is Not My Only Language, Says Author Amitav Ghosh After Receiving Jnanpith Award

New Delhi: Eminent author Amitav Ghosh, who on Wednesday became the first English writer to be conferred with Jnanpith Award 2018, said he "draws constantly from Bangla and its vast imaginative resources". Ghosh, 62, received the 54th Jnanpith award from former diplomat and West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi at a function held at the India Habitat Centre here. The Indian literary award is presented annually by the Bharatiya Jnanpith to an author for their "outstanding contribution towards literature".

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