Trina Kanungo Wins Banabhatta Saahityik Puraskaar 2023
Banabhatta Saahityik Puraskaar 2023 by Cherry Book Awards is a literary award that recognizes and felicitates contemporary Indian writers for their outstanding contribution to Indian Literature. The award aims to promote and celebrate the diversity of Indian literature by honoring the works of emerging and established writers across different genres and languages. One of the most deserving winners of Banabhatta Saahityik Puraskaar 2023 is Trina Kanungo.
About Trina Kanungo
Trina Kanungo , a post graduate in Mathematics and Computing from IIT Dhanbad, currently working as Assistant Manager in Ecgc Ltd under the ministry of Commerce ,in Mumbai, is an ardent lover of Indian folk art and Literature. She is an intense fitness freak and has earned an honorary doctorate from Grace Ladies Global Academy in Yoga and Meditation. She has co authored more than 20 anthologies in English and Bengali Literature. She has won numerous awards in Literary category, like Sylvia Plath memorial awards, Mahadevi Verma Sahitya Shiromani award, Tagore Sahitya Samman, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Literary award, etc.Being a sincere follower of Tagore and Dr. Kalam , Trina yearns to see the unseen in this beautiful world through her passion for poesy and creativity.
Banabhatta was an Indian Sanskrit scholar and poet who lived in the 7th century CE. He is best known for his literary work, the Kadambari, a romantic novel that tells the story of the love between the prince Chandrapeeda and the princess Kadambari. Banabhatta was a prolific writer and also authored several other works, including the Harshacharita, a biography of the Emperor Harsha, and the Parvatiparinaya, a poem that describes the marriage of the god Shiva and the goddess Parvati. Banabhatta's contributions to Sanskrit literature are highly regarded and have had a lasting impact on Indian culture.