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Sahitya Akademi announced its annual Sahitya Akademi Awards :. Gayatri Saraf Etavatira Shilpi (Short Stories) selected

New Delhi, 21 December 2017.   Sahitya Akademi announced  its annual Sahitya Akademi Awards in 24 languages today. Seven books of novel, five of poetry, five of short stories, five of literary criticism and one of play and essays have won the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2017.

The Awards were recommended by distinguished  Jury members representing 24 Indian languages and approved by the Executive Board of the Sahitya Akademi which met today under the Chairmanship of Prof. Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari, President, Sahitya Akademi.

Those who have won the Awards for their collection of poetry include Sri Udaya Narayana Singh ‘Nachiketa’  (Maithili), Sri Shrikant Deshmukh (Marathi), Sri  Bhujanga  Tudu  (Santali),  (Late)  Sri  Inqulab  (Tamil)  and  Sri  Devipriya (Telugu). Sri Jayanta Madhab Bora (Assamese), Sri Afsar Ahmed (Bengali), Ms. Rita Boro (Bodo), Ms. Mamang Dai (English), Sri K.P. Ramanunni (Malayalam), Sri Niranjan Mishra (Sanskrit) .and Sri Nachhattar (Punjabi) are awarded for their’ novel.

 

Those  who  have  won  the  Awards  for  their  collection  of  short  stories include Sri Shiv Mehta (Doqri), Sri Autar Krishen Rahbar (Kashmiri),  Sri Gajanan Jog (Konkani), Ms. Gayatri Saraf (Odia) and Sri Baig Ehsas  (Urdu).  Ms. Urmi Ghanshyam Desai (Gujarati), Sri Ramesh Kuntal Megh (Hindi), Sri T.P. Ashoka (Kannada), Ms. Bina Hangkhim (Nepali) and Sri Neeraj Daiya (Rajasthani) have won for their works on literary criticism. Sri Rajen Toijamba  (Manipuri)  and Sri Jagdish Lachhani (Sindhi) has been awarded for play and essays respectively.

The books were selected on the basis of recommendations  made by a Jury  of  three  members  in the  concerned  languages  in  accordance  with  the procedure laid down for the purpose.  According to the procedure, the Executive Board declared the Awards on the basis of unanimous selections  made by the Jurors or selection made on the basis of majority vote.   The Awards  relate to books first  published  during the five years  immediately preceding  the year of Award (i.e. between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2015).The Award in the form of a casket containing an engraved copper-plaque, a shawl and a cheque of Rs. 1,00,0001- will be presented to the authors of these books at a special function to be held on 12 February 2018 at New Delhi during the Festival of Letters organized by Sahitya Akademi.

 

SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARD 2017

 

 

 

 

Language                                Title  and  Genre                                         Name  of  the  Author

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Assamese       Moriahola    (Novel) Bengali           Sei  Nikhonj    Manusta  

 

(Novel)

Jayanta    Madhab    Bora

 

Afsar   Ahmed

Bodo

 

Dogri

Thwisam    (Novel) Banna  (Short  Stories) Rita  Boro

Shiv  Mehta

English The Black  Hill (Novel) Mamang  Dai
Gujarati Gujarati  Vyakaranna   Baso Varsh  (Criticism) Urmi  Ghanshyam   Desai
Hindi Vishw  Mithak  Sarit  Sagar  (Literary  Criticism) Ramesh  Kuntal  Megh
Kannada Kathana  Bharathi   (Literary   Criticism) T.P. Ashoka
Kashmiri Yeli Parda Woth  (Short  Stories) Autar  Krishen   Rahbar
Konkani Khand  Ani  Her Katha  (Short  Stories) Gajanan  Jog
Maithili Jahalak  Diary  (Poetry) Udaya  Narayana  Singh
    ‘Nachiketa’
Malayalam Daivathinte   Pusthakam   (Novel) K.P. Ramanunni
Manipuri Chahee   Taret   Khuntakpa     (Play) Rajen  Toijamba
Marathi Bolave  Te Amhi  (Poetry) Shrikant   Deshmukh
Nepali Kriti  Vimarsha    (Literary   Criticism) Bina  Hangkhim
Odia Etavatira  Shilpi  (Short  Stories) Gayatri  Saraf
Punjabi Slow  Dow~  (Novel) Nachhattar
Rajasthani \Bina  Hasal  Pai (Criticism) Neeraj  Daiya
Sanskrit Gangaputravadanam  (Novel) Niranjan    Mishra
Santali  

Tahena.n    Tangi   re (Poetry)

 

Bhujanga    Tudu

Sindhi              Aachhende     Laja  Maraan   (Essays)                     Jagdish    Lachhani
Tamil Kaandhal   Naatkal  (Poetry) (Late)  Inqulab
Telugu Gaali  Rangu  (Poetry) Devipriya
Urdu Dakhma  (Short  Stories) Baig  Ehsas

 

Annexure  ‘8’

 

JURY MEMBERS  FOR THE SAHITYA AKADEMI  AWARD  2017

 

 

 

 

ASSAMESE                                                           BENGALI

  • Ms. Leena Sarma                                           •   Prof. Amitra Sudan Bhattacharya
  • Dr. Lakshminandan  Bora                              •   Sri Buddhadeb  Dasgupta
  • Prof. Sailen Bharali                                        •   Sri Debes Ray
..

BODO                                                                    DOGRI

  • Dr. Adaram Basumatary                                       Dr. Gyan Singh
  • Prof. Durgeswar  Boro                                    •   Sri Gianeshwar
  • Sri Rabiram Ramchiary                                  •    Dr. Om Goswami

ENGLISH                                                               GUJARATI

  • Sri Harish Narang                                           •   Prof. Kantilal Patel
  • Prof. Juanita War                                            •    Sri Naresh Ved
  • Prof. Shyamala A. Narayan                           •   Smt. Varsha Adalia

 

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HINDI

KANNADA

 

  • Dr. Sadanand Gupta                                      •   Dr. G.M. Hegde
  • Sri Vijay Bahadur Singh                                 •   Dr. Shanta Imrapura
  • Ms. Nasira Sharma                                         •    Dr. Shivaram Padikkal

KASHMIRI                                                              KONKANI

 

  • Prof. Farooq Nazki
  • Sri Ramesh Veluskar

 

  • Sri Manshoor  Banihali                                    •   Sri Mahabaleshwar  Sail

 

  • Prof. O.N. Koul

1              •   Prof. S.M. Borqes

 

MAITHILI                                                                MALAYALAM

  • Dr. Brajkishore  Mishra .                                 •   Dr. Ajayapuram  Jyothish  Kumar
  • Sri Rajanandan  Laldas                                  •   Dr.  N. Anil Kumar
  • Sri Tulanand  Mishra                                       •   Dr. Prabhavarma

MANIPURI                                                              MARATHI

  • Dr. K. Nayan Chand Singha                          •   Sri Jayant Pawar
  • Prof. Kh. Kunjo Singh                                     •   Ms. Pushpa Bhave
  • Prof. Thoidinqiarn  Tombi  Sinqh                    •   Sri Sadanand  More

NEPALI                                                                  ODiA

  • Ms. Indramani Darnal                                     •   Prof. Madhusudan  Pati
  • Sri Laxman Srimal                                          •   Sri Santanu Kumar Acharya
  • Sri Pempa Tamang                                         •   Dr. Soubhagya  Kumar Misra

PUNJABI                                                                RAJASTHANI

  • Prof. Devinder Singh                                      •   Dr. Dev Kothari                                             ,
  • Sri Jasbir Singh Sindhu                                  •   Dr. Kalyan Singh Shekhawat
  • Sri Kewal Dhaliwal                                          •   Sri Shivrai Chhangani

SANSKRIT                                                             SAN TALI

  • Prof. Dipti Tripathi                                           •    Sri Gobinda Chandra  Majhi
  • Prof. Haridutta Sharma                                  •   Dr. J.N. Murmu
  • Prof. Kutumba Shastri                                    •   Dr. Ratan Chandra  Hembram

SINDHI                                                                    TAMIL                 /~.

  • Dr. Dayal Asha                                                •   Sri lndran
  • Sri Vasdev  Mohi                                              •   Sri Pa. Jeyaprakasarn
  • Sri Vimmi Sadaranagani                                 •   Sri Ponneelan

TELUGU                                                                  URDU

  • Sri A.N. Jagannatha  Sarma                           •   Prof. Ashraf Rafi
  • Sri K. Siva Reddy                                            •   Sri Nand Kishore Vikram

•   Dr. Sampath  Kumar                                        •   Sri Salam Bin Razza

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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