Literary Awards in India

literary awards in india

Literary Awards winner 2018 & 2019 in India

Literary awards in india

Jnanpith puraskar

Amitav Ghosh (Winner-2018, Language: English): For his “outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Indian Literature in English”. Mr. Ghosh is the first English language writer to become a Jnanpith laureate. 

Krishna Sobti (Winner-2017, Language: Hindi): For experimenting with new writing styles and creating “bold” and “daring” characters in her stories who were ready to accept all challenges. Her language is highly influenced by the intermingling of Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi cultures.

Shankha Ghosh (Winner-2016, Language: Bengali): The award is given for exceptional contribution in the field of literature. He has earlier won the Sahitya Academy Award and the Padmabhushan for his contribution to Indian literature. He is the sixth Bengali to get this prestigious award.

 

Sahitya Akademi Awards 2018
Language Title and Genre Author
Assamese Kailoir Dinto Amar Hobo (Poetry) Sananta Tanti
Bengali Srikrishner Sesh Kata Din (Story) Sanjib Chattopadhyay
Bodo Dwngse Lama (Short Stories) Rituraj Basumatary
Dogri Bhagirath (Novel) Inderjeet Kesar
English The Blind Lady’s Descendants (Novel) Anees Salim
Gujarati Vibhajanni Vyatha (Essays) Sharifa Vijliwala
Hindi Post Box No. 203 – Naala Sopara (Novel) Chitra Mudgal
Kannada Anushreni-Yajamanike (Literary Criticism) K.G. Nagarajappa
Kashmiri Aakh (Short Stories) Mushtaq Ahmad Mushtaq
Konkani Chitralipi (Poetry) Paresh Narendra Kamat
Maithili Parineela (Short Stories) Bina Thakur
Malayalam Gurupournami (Poetry) S. Ramesan Nair
Manipuri Ngamkheigee Wangmada (Short Stories) Budhichandra Heisnamba
Marathi Sarjanprerana ani Kavitwashodh (Literary Criticism) Ma. Su. Patil
Nepali Kina Royeu Upamaa (Short Stories) Lok Nath Upadhyay Chapagain
Odia Prasanga Puruna Bhabana Nua (literary Criticism) Dasarathi Das
Punjabi Kane Oa Suraj (Poetry) Mohanjit
Rajasthani Kavita Devai Deeth (Poetry) Rajesh Kumar Vyas
Sanskrit Mama Janani (Poetry) Rama Kant Shukla
Santhali Marom (Novel) Shyam Besra ‘Jiwi Rarec’
Sindhi Jia Mein Taandaa (Poetry) Khiman U. Mulani
Tamil Sanchaaram (Novel) S. Ramakrishnan
Telugu Vimarshini (Essays) Kolakaluri Enoch
Urdu Rohzin (Novel) Rahman Abbas

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Saraswati Samman 2018 : Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for his work Pakkaki Ottigilite which is a collection of poetry. 


Vyas Samman 2018 : Padma Shri recipient Liladhar Jaguri has been chosen for the prestigious Vyas Samman award for his poetry collection, Jitne Log Utne Prem.


SAHITYA AKADEMI FELLOWS– 2018

Sri Jayant Mahapatra
Smt. Padma Sachdev
Dr. Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari
Prof. Nagen Saikia


Ananda Puraskar

Winner 2019 –Anisuzzaman for ‘Bipula Prithibi(The Vast World)’

Winner 2018 – Santosh Rana for ‘Rajniti Ek Jibon’

Winner 2017 –Nalini Bera for ‘Subarnarenu Subarnarekha’


Rabindra Puraskar

Winner 2018 – Boria Majumdar for ‘Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians’

Winner 2015 – Gautam Basu for ‘Bengali Poetry’


Bankim Puraskar

Winner 2014 – Ramanath Roy

Winner 2012 – Kamal Chakraborty

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