Points to Remember:
- Writer Shanta Gokhale will be honoured with the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement award 2019, while poet K Satchidanandan will receive the Poet Laureate award for their work which has made a significant impact in the Indian literary field.
- Recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Gokhale is a multihyphenate personality. She recently published her memoirs, One Foot on the Ground: A Life Told Through the Body.
- Satchidanandan has represented the country at several literary meetings overseas and has headed several national literary institutions. He is the recipient of numerous national and international awards, including the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2012.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Who will be honoured with the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement award 2019? Shanta Gokhale
- Who won the Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate award for 2019? K Satchidanandan