Some Other Achievements of Munin Barkotoki Literary Award Winners

The Munin Barkotoki (Literary) Award winners have gone on to receive many other prestigious awards and recognitions. We list some notable ones below.

The prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award (Assamese) for the year 2015 was won by Kula Saikia who had won the Munin Barkotoki Award for the year 1998 and the Katha Award in the year 2000. [In the photo he is seen receiving the Akademi award from the then President of the Sahitya Akademi Biswanath Prasad Tiwari.] Kula Saikia was also elected President of Asam Sahitya Sabha in January 2020.

Moreover, since its inception in 2011, almost all the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar (for Assamese) are past Munin Barkotoki Literary Award winners, as per the list below:

Some other achievements of the Munin Barkotoki Awardees (in alphabetical order)