A writer is the security guard of the culture: Dr Sharankumar Limbale

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Pune, 13th November 2021: “The common man is the basis of democracy. The common man decides the future of society and the country. The writer should be at the centre of the common man, everyone should speak on the issues of society and the common man. Hence I say, A writer is the ‘security guard’ of the culture. It is the writers who are shaping the society”, expressed Saraswati Samman 2020 awardee and renowned Marathi writer Dr Sharankumar Limbale.

Soninder Pratishthan hounored Dr. Sharankumar Limbale with Sahitya Mahasagar Award at Patrakar Bhavan today. The same was bestowed upon Limbale by eminent writer Dr Damodar Khadse, litterateur Balram and senior HR professional and writer Tikam Shekhawat.

The poets Ashlesha Mahajan, Kanti Devi Lodhi, and Ganesh Gaikwad were given the poetic honor “Soninder Kavya Samman” while Sevak Nayyar was given the honor for translation. Meenakshi Bhalerao was awarded for her service in the field of literature and culture. Dr Damodar Khadse’s book ‘Badal Raag’ was translated into English by Sevak Nayyar and the book ‘Dusklight at Noon’ was launched on this occasion.

The editor of Sahitya Akademi’s magazine, Balram was present on the occasion. Pimpri Chinchwad Police commissioner Krishnaprkash Chaired the Kavi Sammelan and has recited his poetry. Dr Sunil Deodhar hosted the event.

Dr Damodar Khadse said, in “Sanatan”, Limbale has worked to bridge the gaps in society. Despite being a rebel, his work ensures the development of Harmony and unity in the community. When different elements of society are connected with literature, literature becomes stronger.

After the award distribution, the ‘Kavi Sammelan’ was organized. Eminent poets from Pune Ashok Bhavure, Mahesh Londhe, Anjali Dhamal, Deepika Gehlot recited their poems. Dr Sunil Deodhar hosted the event.