Imphal, April 24,
Heisnam Basantakumar Award 2019 was conferred to Nongmaithem Tombi Singh on World Book Day 2019 held yesterday at Manipur Hindi Parishad.
The award carries a sum of Rs.10,000/- a shawl and citation.
It may be mentioned that, in his short period of life, Late Heisnam Basantakumar(1950-1990) wrote a novel entitle ,”Mongpham” and Poetry entitle “Basanta Paojel”. The award was donated by his son Balkrisna Heisnam, Director DIPR, Manipur.
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