The famous poet Manik Godghate received Vidarbha Bhushan award on 18th December 2011 at Nagpur. He has also received Nag Bhushan award. Now his name has been selected for Sahitya Akademi Award.
He is receiving the national award for the essays which are his literary prose. He will be receiving this award on valentines day i.e 14th February 2012 at New Delhi.