Sahitya Akademi Award

The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel ‘Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman)’ has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English.

The translation was done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book was published by Penguin.

The prize in the form of a casket containing an engraved copper plaque and a cash component of Rs. 50,000 would be presented at a ceremony in June.