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Ajit Boruah bags Pagladia Sahitya award

Noted Poet,Critic , Sahitya Academy winner Ajit Boruah will be awarded the' Pagladia Sahitya Bota' 2008, instituted by Nalbari based Paglapaera Gosthi for his book Padyar Pasar Kabya .

The award carries a cash amount of Rs 10,000 and a citation. The award will be given away to the renowned poet at a ceremony -Morisalit Jibanar Gan, organised by the Gosthi in July 2009.

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