Chandigarh, 7 Dec: City based A3 Foundation engaged in promoting art, culture and architecture, conferred awards on eight authors from different genre here today.

At a function organized in the Le Corbusier Centre, the foundation recognized the literary stalwarts from the city and outside with its Lit -Archi Awards 2019.

A3 Foundation, for the last fifteen years head been promoting art and architecture, and instituted the awards for the authors this year, to showcase and acknowledge their work and share their journey for the budding writers.

The founder of A3 Foundation, architect, author, speaker, Sangeet Sharma, said that this award is meant to encourage more and more young authors to take to writing and not only share their creativity but also chronicle the culture of our times for the generations to come.

Those honoured on the occasion included pioneer in recording the inspirational biographies of ordinary people with extraordinary accomplishments, Aneesh Bhanot, the brother of legendary and brave air hostess Bhanot.

Aniket Singh for his historical fiction, ‘CHAKRAVYUH Though the ages of the warrior’ and another young author gyg meof 16 years, Manasvi Sharma shared her debut work ‘Awful Me’.

Rahul Saini for his satirical work ‘Paperback Dreams‘, Reshma K Barshikar for her children fiction ‘ The Hidden Children: The Lost Grimoire’, Dr Rupa Raje Gupta for her architectural work ‘‘The Courtyard Wada of Maharashtra’ ‘

Dr Shivani Khetan’s self-help book on healing ‘Tarot A Healing tool in Modern times’ and Suditi Jindal, a best-selling author of two fictions ‘Grow up Moon’ and ‘Adulteress’, received the awards.

Present on the occasion included various dignitaries of the city including

A3 Foundation which had conducted an essay writing competition nationwide and great response was generated. Almost 65 entries out of which six best were awarded.

The Chief Guest of the function was Ar SD Sharma, an eminent architect and the guests of honor was Ar Surinder Bahga, a noted author and architect.

Contact: Ar Sangeet Sharma, Mb: 9876610996