Dr. Prafulla Kataky Gets Amulya Chakravarty Translation Award.

The fifth Amulya Kumar Chakrvarty Translation Award-2011 was presented to noted author-translator Dr. Prafulla Kataky on October 9 at an august gathering held at the Veterinary College Auditorium, Guwahati.

Eminent writer Dr. Lakhsmi Nandan Bora officially gave away the Award to Dr. Kataky (third from left).

Dr. Kataky wrote and translated more than forty books and classics of world literature.




A local music group presented Borgeet-- an Assamese classical variety of vocal music--at the function.
Amulya Chakravarty's second son Jyotirmay Chakravarty--ADG of Police, Assam--also presented a few songs.
The need for high quality and genuine literary translation work was emphasized by the authors present in the ceremony. The function was organized jointly by Amulya Chakravarty Memorial Trust and Panjabai Sahitya Sabha (local literary body).

The biennial Award was started in 2003.

Detailed report in Assam Tribune.

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