List of Sahitya Akademy Award Winners

The Sahitya Akademy gives 24 awards annually to literary works in the languages it has recognized and an equal number of awards to literary translations from and into the languages of India, both after a yearlong process of scrutiny, discussion and selection. Here, we are giving the List of Sahitya Akademy Award Winners which will helps the students to prepare themselves for the competitive examinations like UPSC, State Services, LIC, AAO, SSC, CGL, Railways, RRB, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO and other exams.
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The Sahitya Academy is an organization committed to promoting Indian literature throughout the world and recognizes twenty four Indian languages. It gives 24 awards annually to literary works in the languages it has recognized and an equal number of awards for literary translations from and into the languages of India, both after a yearlong process of scrutiny, discussion and selection. Here, we are giving the list of Sahitya Akademy Award Winners which will helps the students to prepare themselves for the competitive examinations like UPSC, State Services, LIC, AAO, SSC, CGL, Railways, RRB, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO and other exams.

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List of Sahitya Akademy Award Winners 2016

Name of Recipient

Works

Language

Jnan Pujari

Meghmalar Bhraman (Poetry)

Assamese

Nrisinghaprasad Bhaduri

Mahabharater Astadashi (Essays)

Bengali

Anju (Anjali Narzary)

Ang Maboroi Dong Dasong (Poetry)

Bodo

Chhatrapai

Cheta (Short Stories)

Dogri

Jerry Pinto

Em and the big Hoom (Novel)

English

Kamal Vora

Anekek (Poetry)

Gujarati

Nasira Sharma

Paarljat (Novel)

Hindi

Boluwaru Mohammad Kunhi

Swatantryada Ota (Novel)

Kannada

Aziz Hajini

Aane Khane (Criticism)

Kashmiri

Edwin J.F.D’souza

Kale Bhangar (Novel)

Konkani

ShyamDarihare

Barki Kaki at Hotmail Dot Corn (Short Stories)

Maithili

Prabha Varma

Shyamamadhavam (Poetry)

Malayalam

Moirangthem Rajen

Cheptharaba Eshingpun (Short Stories)

Manipuri

Asaram Lomate

Aalok (Short Stories)

Marathi

Gita Upadhyay

Janmabhumi Mero Swadesh (Novel)

Nepali

Paramita Satpathy

Prapti (Short Stories)

Odia

Swarajbir

Masia Di Raat (Play)

Punjabi

Bulaki Sharma

Murdjat Ar Dujee Kahaniyan (Short Stories)

Rajasthani

Sitanath Acharya

Kavyanirjhari (Poetry)

Sanskrit

Gobinda Chandra Majhi

Naiha (Poetry)

Santali

Nand Javeri

Akhar Katha (Poetry)

Sindhi

Vannadhasan

Oru Siru lsai (Short Stories)

Tamil

Papinen Sivasankar

Rajanigandha (Poetry)

Telugu

Nizam Siddiqui

Mabad-e-Jadidiat Se Naye Ahed Ki Takhliqiyat Tak (Criticism)

Urdu

The Sahitya Akademy described as a national organisation to work actively for the development of Indian letters and to set high literary standards, to foster and co-ordinate literary activities in all the Indian languages and to promote through them all the cultural unity of the country. In the above list of Sahitya Akademy Award Winners gives very quick revision to the aspirants for upcoming competitive examination.

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