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State Literary Awards – 2017 Review of books published in the year 2016

The catalogue which includes Sinhala, Tamil and English books which are applicable to the State Literary Awards Presentation 2017, has been referred to all District Secretariats island wide. The State Literary Awards Presentation 2017 is jointly organized by the State Advisory Board of Literature, Department of Cultural Affairs and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, North-Western Development and Cultural Affairs.

This catalogue includes the books which have been registered in the National Archives for the year 2016 and the books submitted to the State Advisory Board of Literature by the authors and publishers.

The said catalogue could be examined during the period 12th May 2017 to 25th May 2017 at all District Secretariats island wide, at the Department of Cultural Affairs or through the website www.culturaldpt.gov.lk.

Books first published in the year 2016 but have not been included in the above catalogue if any, could be sent by registered post with a letter mentioning the reasons adduced by the author to reach the Secretary, State Advisory Board of Literature, Department of Cultural Affairs, 8th Floor, Sethsiripaya, Battaramulla or handed over to the Department of Cultural Affairs before 25th May 2017.

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