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Professor Aruni Kashyap to serve as one of the jurors of the JCB Prize for Literature

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 11:46am
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Aruni Kashyap

Professor Aruni Kashyap has accepted an invitation to serve as one of the jurors of the JCB Prize for Literature, which is India's most coveted literary award offered by the JCB Foundation.

More information about the panel: the panel will be chaired by Leela Samson, Bharatanatyam dancer, former chairperson of Sangeet Natak Akademi, and author, and consists of: Aruni Kashyap, writer and translator; Tejaswini Niranjana, professor, cultural theorist, and author; Ramu Ramanathan, playwright and director; and Deepika Sorabjee, head of the Arts & Culture portfolio at Tata Trusts.

The jury represents a diverse range of influential thinkers from a broad spectrum of creative fields to select the best offering of fiction from India in this year. In its third year, the prize is funded by India’s leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, JCB India Ltd, and administered by the JCB Literature Foundation

More info from CNNThe Times of India, and the Pratidin Time.

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