Maitreya Publishing Foundation has launched an annual literary award, Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize (TagorePrize), eligible for Indian poets, playwrights and novelists, who are writing either in languages or dialects of the Indian subcontinent, or in English. It will be awarded for one extraordinary piece of work, or as a lifetime achievement, as well as for
- outstanding literary relevance,
- promotion of peace,
- cultural, national and religious tolerance,
- for preserving linguistic and cultural heritage, and
- being humanistic in character.
The award is the legacy to Rabindranath Tagore, his contribution to Indian and world literature, as well as to the educational and humanistic ideas he pursued throughout his life.
For detailed information about the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize please visit www.tagoreprize.com