Poet and writer Manik Godghate,popularly known as Kavi Grace,received the Sahitya Akademi Award on February 14 in Delhi. The poet had told Pune Newsline at the time of announcement of the award: I will say I am happy. But it (award) has not certified my work. The Sahitya Akademi has passed the test for selection of appropriate works for the awards. Though known for his poems,the Akademi award has been conferred on him for his collection of essays,’Varyane Halate Raan’ (The forest swings with the wind).