GUWAHATI, Aug 13 - To mark completion of 66 years of its existence, Asam Bani, the Assamese weekly of the Assam Tribune Group of Publications, is organising a competition of short stories written on the prevailing situation caused by the outbreak of COVID-19.
The first prize winner will get Rs 25,000, the second prize winner will get Rs 15,000 and the third prize winner will be given Rs 10,000. Along with the award-winning stories, the organisers will also publish other selected short stories of the competition. The awards will be given by filmmaker, cultural worker and engineer Utpal Kumar Das.
Interested contestants above 18 years of age can submit short stories written within 1,200 to 1,800 words, before September 30. The entries can be sent to Asam Banir Galpa Protiyogita 2020, Tribune Buildings, Chandmari, Guwahati, 871003, or emailed to [email protected] com.