Bengali poet ‘Joy Goswami’ to get Moortidevi Award 2017

Renowned Bengali poet Joy Goswami will be given the Moortidevi Award for the year 2017 for his poetry collection titled ‘Du Dondo Phowara Matro’. ‘Du Dondo Phowara Matro’ is an autobiographical account of the poet’s life featuring his close ones including a pet cat. The Moortidevi award consists of a Saraswati Statue, a Citation Plaque and cash award of Rupees 4 lacks. The Moortidevi Award is an India literary award annually presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith.