Early Times Report
JAMMU, Nov 21: A meeting of the jury constituted by Dogri Sanstha to select the best first book of Dogri by an author, for giving away Prof. Ram nath Shastri Memorial award, was held today at Dogri Sanstha Jammu.
The jury unanimously decided to confer the award for the year 2020 on Raz Manawari, also known as Col.(rtd) Subhash Bali for his book of Dogri ghazals "Haamb". The members of the Jury comprised Prof. Lalit Magotra, Er. Gyaneshwar Sharma, Prof. Veena Gupta, Dr. Nirmal Vinod, Sushil Begana and Er. Ajit Khajuria (son of Prof. Ram Nath Shastri). The award ceremony will be held on Sunday the 29th November 2020.The award carries a cash amount of rupees 21000/-, a shawl, a momento and a citation. This yearly award is instituted by the family of late Prof.Ram Nath Shastri.