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Edwin J F D’Souza to be honoured with Konkani Kutam award

Edwin J F D’Souza to be honoured with Konkani Kutam award


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru: September 23, 2015: The executive committee of Konkani Kutam, Bahrain has chosen city based writer Edwin J F D’Souza for the prestigious Konkani Kutam Award. Konkani Kutam Bahrain is a voluntary forum formed exclusively for promoting Konkani language, literature and culture in 2000. The forum constituted Konkani Kutam award in 2002 and will be conferred on J F D’Souza at a function to be held at St Sebastian Platinum Jubilee Hall, Bendore on October 10.


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Richard Moras, local convener of Konkani Kutam said the award is an endeavour to support Konkani writers and artists. The award consists of a citation, memento and a cash prize of Rs 50,000. The executive committee has analysed and evaluated the significant contribution of Edwin to Konkani cause; Moras said describing him as a popular Konkani writer. Roy Castelino, president of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy will be the chief guest, he noted.


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