Sahitya Akademy Award 2021 was announced on 30th December 2021. The Award announcement was done by Sahitya Akademy. Famous authors like Namita Gokhale, Punjabi writer Khalid Hussain, etc have occupied prestigious positions among the top writers who have achieved the honorary award. The candidates can refer to the full list of the Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 winners list here. The Sahitya Academy award 2021 winner list can help the candidates to improve their knowledge in Sahithya Akademy Awards. The Sahitya Akademi Award is a highly prestigious award distributed every year for the most renowned books and authors. The specialty of this year’s award list is that the English writer Namita Gokhale won the award for her novel ‘Things to Leave Behind this year and proudly entered into the list of winners 2021. The Sahitya Akademy award is given to writers belonging to 20 different languages.
The Sahitya Akademy award list 2021 includes the list of prestigious and highly demanded books and authors. There are five short stories, two novels, epic poetry, and criticism seven books of poetry, two plays, one book of autobiogra[phy and biography are included. Khalid Hussain won an Award for a play and also won the award for the collection of stories ‘Sullan Da Salan’ whereas Namita Gokhale won the award for her epic historical novel, Bratya Basu. The Sahitya Academy board has announced that the awards for Gujarati, Maithili, Urdu, and Manipuri languages will be made public only later.
Sahitya Akademi Award
Sahitya Akademi Award is initiated by Sahitya Akademi. The Sahithya Academy award is a prestigious literary honor presented to writers in India. Writers from any genre can receive the award for the most exceptional books of literary excellence. The books should be published in any of the 24 prominent Indian languages. The award is granted by Sahitya Akademi. The Sahitya Akademi is regarded as India’s National Academy of Letters which came into being in 1954. Sahitya Akademi Award includes a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000. The Sahitya Akademi Award aims to acknowledge and upgrade preeminence in Indian penmanship as well as also recognize the unexplored tendencies in language and Literature. Sahitya Akademi Award plaque was originally designed by Satyajit Ray, the well-known Indian Film Maker of all times.
Sahitya Akademi Award 2021: Winner Selection
Sahitya Akademi Award is given based on the books chosen by the proposal assembled by a jury. The Jury of the Sahitya Akademi Award consists of three associates in the given languages. The selection is based on the proposed procedures.
The Executive Board of Sahitya Akademi proclaimed the award after considering the majority votes for each recommended works and can be considered as a unanimous selection. The books should be publi8ished five years after the previous year of the award. The terms and conditions should be strictly valued. Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 will enclose an honor shawl, an etched copper plaque, and Rs. 1,00,000 as cash prize. The Sahithya Academy award will be given t9o the winners during the award presentation function, the date of which will be announced later.
Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 winners list
Here is the complete list of Sahitya Akademy winner list 2021. The enthusiastic learners can make use of this list to learn for any competitive exams.
|Name of the Winner||Language||Genre|
|Anuradha Sarma Pujari||Assamese||Novel|
|Wali Mohd. Aseer Kashtawari||Kashmiri||Criticism|
|Daya Prakash Sinha||Hindi||Play|
|Raj Rahi||Dogri||Short Stories|
|Kiran Gaurav||Marathi||Short Stories|
|Vindeshwariprasad Mishr ‘Vinay’||Sanskrit||Poetry|
|Chhabilal Upadhyaya||Nepali||Epic Poetry|
|Niranjan Hansda||Santali||Short Stories|
|Khalid Hussain||Punjabi||Short Stories|
Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2021
The Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 winners award is given on yearly basis. Readers can find the list of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2021 given below. The award is also given in 22 languages just like Sahithya Akademy Award.
|Author Winner List|
|Sharddha Garad (Konkani)|
|Amit Mishra (Maithili)|
|Lenin Khmancha (Manipuri)|
|Himanshu Vajpai (Hindi)|
|L.Lakshmi Narayan Swamy (Kannada)|
|Gourob Chakraborty (Bengali)|
|Kuna Hansdah (Santali)|
|Rakesh Shewani (Sindhi)|
|Thagulla Gopal (Telugu)|
|Gautom Daimary (Bodo)|
|Arun Akash Dev (Dogri)|
|Mahesh Dahal (Nepali)|
|Debabrata Das (Odia)|
|Drashti Soni (Gujarati)|
|Razi Tahir Bhagat (Kashmiri)|
|Pranav Sakhadeo (Marathi)|
|Veerdavinder Singh (Punjabi)|
|Swetapadma Satapathy (Sanskrit)|
|Mobin Mohan (Malayalam)|
|Umar Farhat (Urdu)|
|Abhijit Bora (Assamese)|
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