Panaji 22 Dec 2005 - Shri Pundalik Naik, eminent Konkani
writer and President of Goa Konkani Akademi, has congratulated Shri N. Shivdas,
noted Konkani writer and former Vice President of Goa Konkani Akademi for
receiving 'Sahitya Akademi, Delhi literary Award - 2005' for his short
story book 'Bhangar Sall'.
Shri Pundalik Naik has stated in a press release
that the decade of 1970 - 1980 is the Golden time for the Konkani short story.
The 'Regionality' is the main voice of literature of this period. Shri. N.
Shivdas has given his rich contribution to strengthen this regionality by
writing short stories based on regional life. His story gives much importance to
regional principles and social values. It has established his special place in
the world of Konkani literature and now by receiving this Award in the world of
Indian short story.
receiving Sahitya Akademi Award for 'Bhangar Sall' of Shri N. Shivdas the
Konkani short story is once again honoured on the National level.