Bhubaneswar: Eminent poet Nitananda Nayak will get 41st Sarala Award.

Nayak has been nominated for the coveted literary award of the State for his poetry complilation book ‘Setabelaku Nathiba’.

The Sarala Award, instituted by Indian Metal Public Charitable Trust (Impact), carries a cash of Rs 5 lakh and a citation.

The Ila Panda Award for music and fine art will be conferred on Ranjit Kumar Naag and Shyam Sunder Patnaik respectively. The Award each carries Rs 1.5 lakh cash and citation.