Cottonian Abhijit Bora bags the most prestigious 'Sahitya Academy Yuva Purashkar 2021' for his short story collection titled ‘Deuka Kubai Jay’.

Cottonian Abhijit Bora bags the most prestigious 'Sahitya Academy Yuva Purashkar 2021' for his short story collection titled ‘Deuka Kubai Jay’. He also received prize money of Rs. 50,000 along with the Akademi Award. It may be mentioned that, Sahitya Akademi Youth Award is organised by the Central Government every year to recognised youths across India for their excellence in the field of literature. This year the award ceremony was held in Chennai’s SRM University on March 30 and 31. 23 young writers were given the Sahitya Akademi Youth Award for the year 2021. Aabhijit Bora received the award from the President of the Sahitya Akademi and Gyanpith Award winner Chandrashekhara Kambara. Last year, His book 'Deuka Kobai Jay' was awarded with Munin Borkotoky literary Award 2020.