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Bangla Academy Literary Award

literary award given by the namesake national language authority of Bangladesh

Bangla Academy Literary Award is given by Bangla Academy for contribution in the field of Bengali language and literature. It is the highest literary awards given in Bangladesh. This award was introduced in 1960.[1] This award is given in six categories, including poem, novel, drama, essay, short story, juvenile literature.[2]

Bangla Academy Literary Award
বাংলা একাডেমি সাহিত্য পুরস্কার
Awarded forcontributions in poem, novel, drama, essay, short story, juvenile literature in Bengali language
Presented byBangla Academy
First awarded1960-present

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  1. Helal, Bashir Al (2012). "Bangla Academy". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. "বাংলা একাডেমি সাহিত্য পুরস্কার [Bangla Academy Literary Award]". Bangladesh Pratidin (in Bengali). Dhaka, Bangladesh. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. "The Late Legendary Littérateur". The Daily Star. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2017.

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