Sahitya Akademi announced its annual Awards for 2018 in 24 languages. Seven books of poetry, six novels, six short stories, three of literary criticism and two of essays have won the Sahitya Akademi Awards, 2018.
Here is the complete list of winners of Sahitya Akademi Awards 2018:
For Collection of Poetry
|2.||Paresh Narendra Kamat||Konkani|
|3.||S Ramesan Nair||Malayalam|
|4.||Dr Rama Kant Shukla||Sanskrit|
|6.||Dr Rajesh Kumar Vyas||Rajasthani|
|7.||Khiman U Mulani||Sindhi|
For short stories
|9.||Mushtaq Ahmed Mushtaq||Kashmiri|
|10.||Prof Bina Thakur||Maithili|
|17.||Short-story writer, Mushtaq Ahmad Mushtaq, bagged the Award for his collection of short stories “AAKH’’.|
The awards will be presented at a roadshow function to be held on 29th January 2019 at New Delhi during the Festival of Letters to the organized by Sahitya Akademi. Yogendra Nath Sharma was awarded the Bhasha Salman for the North zone; G Venkatasubbiah for South zone; Gagendra Nath Das for the Eastern zone; and Shailaja Bapat for the Western zone.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- “AAKH”, a collection of eighteen short stories, published in 2012 had earlier bagged the best book award in Kashmiri at the state level from State Academy of Art, Culture and Languages for the year 2014.
- The Sahitya Akademi award is among the most prestigious literary honours bestowed on writers for their works across genres and languages.