Commonwealth Short Story Prize to Kritika Pandey

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize to Kritika Pandey

  • The writter from India, Kritika Pandey has been awarded with Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 for the Asia region. she earned prize for her story “The Great Indian Tee and Snakes”. this story highlights about a Hindu girl falls in love with a Muslim boy and how these both are trying to navigate the idea of love in time of hatred and prejudice.

The five regional winners for the 2020 prize were:

NameFromRegionStory
Chizaram IloNigerian AfricaWhen a Woman Renounces Motherhood
Kritika PandeyIndianAsiaThe Great Indian Tee and Snakes
Reyah Martin British Canada and EuropeWherever Mister Jensen Went
Brian S HeapJamaican CaribbeanMafootoo
Andrea E MacleodAustralian PacificThe Art of Waving
All Winners are writer

About Commonwealth Short Story Prize:

  • The Commonwealth Short Story Prize distributions was begun from 2012 for the best piece of unpublished short fiction The Short Story Prize is distributed to five (5) regional winners they are : Asia, Pacific, Africa, Canada and Europe and the Caribbean. a winner wins 2,500 pounds (almost Rs 2.4 lakh) as prize. overall, a total amount of 5,000 pounds (which is approx 4.72 lakh in indian currency) are given to all winners.

Commonwealth Short Story Prize to Kritika Pandey

Q.1 How many regional winners for the 2020 prize ?

The Short Story Prize is distributed to five (5) regional winners they are : Asia, Pacific, Africa, Canada and Europe and the Caribbean.

Q.2 How much amount is given to Commonwealth Short Story Prize winner?

a winner wins 2,500 pounds (almost Rs 2.4 lakh) as prize. overall, a total amount of 5,000 pounds (which is approx 4.72 lakh in indian currency) are given to all winners.

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