In the first week of May 2016 Indian Parashar Kulkarni won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2016, for the Asia region.
He was awarded for his politically grounded unpublished short fiction ‘Cow and Company’. The story ‘Cow and Company’ narrates the story of four men in search of a cow.
He will receive a cash prize of 2500 pounds.
About Commonwealth short story prize;
It was set up in 2012 to inspire and connect writers and storytellers across the world. Commonwealth Writers is the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation.