Delhi-based Assam author Mousumi Kalita Sachdeva was among the 350 writers from 80 countries was awarded the Gujarat Sahitya Academy Award on the occasion of 74th Independence Day.

The award comes in recognition for her works over the years in the world of literature.

The award was given by Gujarat Sahitya Academy in collaboration with the global Literature Forum Motivational Strips.

“Any recognized and authentic award is a blessing to an author,” said Mousumi while speaking Northeast Now.

“Although I had never expected this to come to me so soon, I am glad that my efforts have finally spoken in the true sense,” she added.

“And, indeed I feel proud to say that I am the recipient of Sahitya Academy Award as well honoured by a Global Literature Forum Motivational Strips,” she further said.

It may be mentioned here that the award is honoured by Padma Shree Dr Vishnu Pandya and Shiju H Pallithazheth- the Founder of Motivational Strips.

Exhaustive evaluations have been done before this final list is announced as per the jury.

It is one of the most reputable honours in the field of Literature.

She has been training and teaching in many institutions in various parts of India and has established herself as a writer contributing in many Newspapers, Magazines and Anthologies.

She has edited many books and has contributed to more than 20 National and International Anthologies.

Among the books authored by Mousumi Kalita Sachdeva are Lockdown Stories (two parts), The Pride of Being Different, Love Remains Undefined, Making Impossible Possible, and The Blend of the Real and Imagination.

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