Jnanpith Award for Marathi litterateur Bhalachandra Nemade
Jnanapith selection board in its meeting chaired by writer and scholar Namwar Singh decided to nominate Nemade for the award for the year 2014.
Nemade, born in 1938, occupies a unique place in Marathi literature. His hugely celebrated works—from “Kosala”, 1963 to his recently-published magnum opus “Hindu”—have earned him a reputation as a self-aware, globally conscious and alert writer, said a statement issued by Bharatiya Jnanpith on Friday, 6th February 2015.
.Nemade is Famous for his "Hindu" & "Kosala" books. Also he is known for his novel "Hindu jagnyachi samrudhha adgal".
He has also been conferred the Padma Shri and has won the Sahitya Akademi Award apart from many other accolades.