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Sahitya Academy award 2016 winner list

Get the details of Sahitya Academy award 2016 winner list.Sahitya Academy award is one of the popular awards in the field of literature which is given by the Sahitya Kala Academy. This award is given in 24 languages each year to the others who have written exemplary works in any of these 24 languages. The award is given in poems, articles, criticism, poetry etc. This year the award will be given to the winners on February 22, 2016 in New Delhi at a function which is called the festival of letters. The festival of letters is organized each year y Sahitay Kala academy. The award consist of a Copper plaque, a shawl and Rs 100000 (one lakh) in cash. The details of winners are given as under:

Winners list of Sahitya academy award 2016

Eight poets honoured with the Award for the year 2016 are,

  • JnanPujari (Assamese)
  • Anju (Bodo)
  • Kamal Vora (Gujarati)
  • PrabhaVarma (Malayalam)
  • Sitanath Acharya (Sanskrit)
  • Gobinda Chandra Majhi (Santali)
  • NandJaveri (Sindhi)
  • PapineniSivasankar (Telugu)

Seven awards have been given in short story category as under:

  • Chhatrapal (Dogri)
  • ShyamDarihare (Maithili)
  • MoirangthemRajen (Manipuri)
  • Asaram [ornate (Marathi)
  • ParamitaSatpathy (Odia)
  • Bulaki Sharma (Rajasthani)
  • Vannadhasan (Tamil)

Five award winning Novelists are,

  • Jerry Pinto (English)
  • Npsira Sharma (Hindi)
  • Boluwaru Mohammad Kunhi (Kannada)
  • Edwin J.F.D­souza (Konkani)
  • Gita Upadhyay (Nepali)

Awards for Criticism

  • Aziz Hajini (Kashmiri)
  • Nizam Siddiqui (Urdu)

Award for Essay

  • NrisinghaprasadBhaduri (Bengali)

Award for Play

  • Swarajbir (Punjabi)

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