Noted Indian writer, Amitav Ghosh, honoured with the Jnanpith Award for the year 2018. The Jnanpith Award is an Indian literary award presented annually by the Bharatiya Jnanpith. Ghosh, 62, is known for famous novels, such as The Hungry Tide, The Glass Palace, and, Shadow Lines. Earlier he was also honoured with Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi Award.
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