Noted Marathi writer Bhalachandra Nemade chosen for 2014 Jnanpith award

Q.  Name the eminent Marathi writer who was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2014?
- Published on 23 Feb 15

a. Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar
b. Khuswant Singh
c. Bhalachandra Nemade
d. Sabaanis Mahadev

ANSWER: Bhalachandra Nemade
He is the 50th recipient of the award. Mr Nemade occupies a unique place in Marathi literature and his hugely celebrated works include novels Kosala and Hindu. He has also been conferred with Padma Shri and Sahitya Academi award. His important literary works include Kosala (1963), Hool, Bidar (1967), Zarila (1977), Zhool (1979) and Teeka Swayamvara (volume on literary criticism)

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