Sahitya Akademi awards 2016 announced
Q. Sahitya Akademi announces awards in how many different languages?- Published on 23 Dec 16
Sahitya Akademi on 21st Dec 2016 announced the Sahitya Akademi award for 2016 in 24 different languages.
8 books of poetry, 7 short story compendiums, 5 books of novel, two books of criticism, one book of essay and a book of play have won the awards for 2016.
The awards were recommended by jury members and approved by the Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi under the Chairmanship of Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari, President of the Akademi.Sahitya Akademi
- Abbreviation: SA
- Formation: March 12, 1954
- Headquarters: Rabindra Bhawan, Delhi
- Location: New Delhi, India
- President: Dr. Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari
- Parent organisation: Ministry of Culture, Government of India
- Sahitya Akademi award was established in 1954.
- The plaque awarded by the Akademi was designed by Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray.
The awardees of Sahitya Akademi 2016 awards are:
|Author||Title of books||Genre||Language|
|Jnan Pujari||Meghmalar Bhraman||Poetry||Assamese|
|Nrisinghaprasad Badhuri||Mahabharater Astadahi||Essay||Bengali|
|Anju (Anjali Narzary)||Ang Maboroi Dong Dasong||Poetry||Bodo|
|Jerry Pinto||Em and the big Hoom||Novel||English|
|Nand Javeri||Akhar Katha||Poetry||Sindhi|
|Vannadhasan||Oru Siru Isai||Short Story||Tamil|
|Nizam Siddiqui||Mabad-e-Jadidiat Se Naye Ahed Ki Takhliqiyat Tak||Criticism||Urdu|
|Gobinda Chandra||Majhi Nalha||Poetry||Santali|
|Bulaki Sharma||Murdjat Ar Dujee Kahaniyan||Short Story||Rajasthani|
|Swarajbir||Masia Di Raat||Play||Punjabi|
|Boluwaru Mohammad Kunhi||Swatantryada Ota||Novel||Kannada|
|Aziz Hajini||Aane Khane||Criticism||Kashmiri|
|Edwin J.F. D’souza||Kale Bhangar||Novel||Konkani|
|Shyam Darihare||Barki Kaki at Hotmail Dot Com||Short Story||Maithili|
|Moirangthem Rajen||Cheptharaba Eshingpun||Short Story||Manipuri|
|Paramita Satpathy||Prapti||Short Story||Odia|
|Gita Upadhyay||Janmabhumi Mero Swadesh||Novel||Nepali|
|Asaram Lomate||Aalok||Short Story||Marathi|