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Writer Anupama Prasad conferred Saara Aboobakkar Award

Writer Anupama Prasad conferred Saara Aboobakkar Award


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangalore Mar 9, 2016: Saara Aboobakkar Award was conferred on noted writer Anupama Prasad at a ceremony held at St. Agnes College, Mangaluru on March 9, Wednesday under the auspices of  Karavali Lekhakiyara Vachakiyara Sangha and Kannada Department of the  college. Eminent writer Saara Aboobakkar in whose name the award is instituted was the chief guest on the occasion.

 

Sara aboobakar award

 

Sara abobakar award


In her address, Saara  said that it was good to see Anupama Prasad conferred  the award for her writings. Students should develop an interest  in reading newspapers and novels to gain knowledge, she said and also exhorted students to fight against injustice in society.

Speaking on the occasion writer Srinivas Kakaliya said that  Saara Aboobakker had to face several challenges  and criticism for her writings against  some of the practices in the society. Her stories narrate Muslim lives in the areas bordering Karnataka and Kerala, focusing on the inequality and injustices meted out to women by the male society. Her writings are an inspiration for other writers, said Srinivas.

Noted writer Anupama Prasad said that it was a privilege to be honored with Saara Aboobakkar Award

Principal of St.Agnes College Prof Supriya, Shaila U and others were present.


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Rohini Avinash, Manipal Thu, March-10-2016, 2:00
Congratulations! The great writers appreciable work.
Sathish, mangalore Thu, March-10-2016, 12:40
Congratulations
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