Cuttack, 16 Jan.: Noted literateur Mrunal (Dr. Mrinal Chatterjee) was awarded Sahakar Galpa Samman 2008. Lokpal Justice Sarat Chandra Mohapatra confered the award at a literary meet at Satabdi Bhaban, Cuttack on Tuesday evening.
Mrunal has published four novels and five short story collections. He is also well known as a columnist and a television anchor.
Presently he is working as Associate Professor in Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, Orissa.