Eminent musician Prafulla Kar shall be the recipient of the Kadambini Samman for the year during the 13{+t}{+h}anniversary celebration of the popular monthly Odia family feature magazine Kadambini at Jayadev Bhawan here on Monday. The honour has been instituted by the magazine founded and noted social worker Achyut Samant, founder of the KIIT and KISS and is being edited by his sister Iti Samanta, a young woman writer. It carries a cash award of Rs.50, 000. Announcing the annual awards, Iti Samanta informed that ever since its launch, the magazine has been honouring prominent personalities of the State with the Kadambini Samman . The past recipients of the honour have been singer Bhikari Bal, actors Hemant Das and Sarat Pujari, musician Raghunath Panigrahi, social worker Tulasi Munda and writer Tarunkanti Mishra among others, she said. The magazine further confers the annual awards on the writers whose works have been published in it during the previous years and have won readers’ appreciation, explained the editor. The winners of the year have been Jayanti Rath (for short story), Saroj Bal (feature) and Kamalakanta Panda (poetry), she mentioned. Cine actress Barsha Priyadarshini shall be awarded as the best face on the magazine’s cover during the year, it was learnt. Internationally acclaimed actor and playwright Girish Karnad has been invited to address the anniversary celebration on Monday. to it.