Sahitya Akademi Award: 2016

Mumbai-based writer Jerry Pinto, Tamil author Vannadhasan, Hindi writer Nasira Sharma are among 24 others declared the winners of the Sahitya Akademi awards 2016. Sharma’s Hindi novel Paarijat, Pinto’s Em and the Big Hoom and Vannadhasan’s Oru Sru Isai won them the literary honour.

Among the winners are eight books of poetry, seven books of short stories, five novels, two on criticism, one of the essays and one play. The books were chosen on the basis of recommendations made by a jury of three in the languages concerned and approved by its executive board.

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
Chhatrapal
Cheta
Short Story
Dogri
Kamal Vora
Anekek
Poetry
Gujarati
Nasira Sharma
Paarijat
Novel
Hindi
Boluwaru Mohammad
Kunhi Swatantryada Ota
Novel
Kannada
Aziz Hajini
Aane Khane
Criticism
Kashmiri
Edwin J.F. D’souza
Kale Bhangar
Novel
Konkani
Shyam Darihare
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Short Story
Maithili
Prabha Varma
Shyamamadhavan
Poetry
Malayalam
Moirangthem Rajen
Cheptharaba Eshingpun
Short Story
Manipuri
Asaram Lomate
Aalok
Short Story
Marathi
Gita Upadhyay
Janmabhumi Mero
Swadesh Novel
Nepali
Paramita Satpathy
Prapti
Short Story
Odia
Swarajbir
Masia Di Raat
Play
Punjabi
Bulaki
Sharma Murdjat Ar  Dujee
Kahaniyan
Short Story
Rajasthani
Sitanath Acharya
Kavyanirj hari
Poetry
Sanskrit
Gobinda Chandra Majhi
Nalha
Poetry
Santali


Source – Business Standard
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