22 June :- Sahitya Akademi Award, which is considered as the best known in the field of literature, has been announced by senior writers Ratnakar Matkari and Navnath Gore. 42 writers of the country will be honored with the Sahitya Akademi Award. The list of two Sahitya Akademi Awards has been published in the year 2018. Ratnakar Matkari has been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Child Literary Award. Young novel academy award has been announced for Navant Gore’s Fasati novel.
— Sahitya Akademi (@sahityaakademi) June 22, 2018
The trio of doctor Anil Avchat, doctor Vasant Patankar and Baba Prabh were selected for the post of Jury for the Children’s Literature Award. For the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar, Ra. Borade, Vasant Abaji Dahake and Satish Alekar acted as jury.
Ratnakar Matkari wrote stories and stories written in child literature. These stories were a different kind of ritualistic work on Balam, the playwrights and the Chattakin and Madhumanjiri characters are still remembered by the Balchopadhas. At present, the play is on the new stage and it is also well received.