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Lokmat was the first to honour my poems: Nagraj Manjule

Lokmat was the first to honour my poems: Nagraj Manjule

Updated: 17 Apr 2017

“Lokmat has always praised my efforts. Lokmat has closely monitored my poetic journey. Lokmat was the only paper that awarded my poem with the first prize,” said Nagraj Manjule, the leading Marathi cinema director at the Maharashtrian of The Year Award Ceremony. Manjule received the award in the entertainment category.

The Lokmat Maharashtrian of The Year Awards ceremony, was a spectacular and memorable event.

The fourth edition of the awards consisted of several categories including public/social service, performing arts, art, sports, theatre, movies, industry and infrastructure service, politics, administration besides the new category of medical service. In addition to the 14 awards, six eminent personalities who have made valuable and lasting contributions to society were presented with special awards.
A total of 1.5 crore Lokmat readers from around the world participated in the online voting on the Lokmat website. A panel of 11 eminent experts took into account voter trends before short listing the winners.