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Winners of Sahitya Akademi Award 2024: Bal Sahitya Puraskar and Yuva Puauskar

Here is a list of winners from Bal Sahitya Puraskar and Yuva Puauskar given by the Sahitya Akademi to recognize the work of young writers in various languages in India.

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Hitanshu Bhatt
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Sahitya Akademi Award 2024

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour that the National Academy of Letters known as the Sahitya Akademi, annually confers on writers of the most exceptional books of literary merit published in various languages. This year the institution conferred 23 winners with the Yuva Puauskar 2024 and 24 winners with the Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2024. “The books were selected on the basis of recommendations made by the Jury comprising three members each in the concerned language in accordance with the rules and procedure laid down for the purpose. The Award in the form of a casket containing an engraved copper plaque and a cheque of Rs. 50,000/- will be presented to the awardees at a special function to be held at a later date,” the Acadamy said in a release. Here’s a list of winners you need to know for the 2024 outcome. 

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2024 Winners

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar is presented annually to the best literary creations by young writers aged 35 or below in all 24 recognized languages.

Language Name of the Book (Genre) Awardee's Name
Assamese Jaal Kota Jui (Short-Stories)  Nayanjyoti Sarma
Bengali Deraje Halud Ful, Gatajanma (Poetry) Sutapa Chakraborty
Bodo Saikhlum (Short-Stories) Self Made Rani Baro
Dogri Ik Rang Tere Range Chaa (Poetry) Heena Choudhary
English Homeless: Growing up Lesbian and Dyslexic In India (Memoir) K. Vaishali
Gujarati ...To Tame Raaji? (Ghazal) Rinku Rathod
Hindi Smritiyon Ke Beech Ghiri Hai Prithvi (Poetry) Gaurav Pandey
Kannada Zero Balance (Poetry) Shruthi B. R.
Kashmiri Aene Baedas (Articles) Mohd. Ashraf Ziya
Konkani Pedanyacha Samaaram (Essays) Adwait Salgaonkar
Maithili Nadi Ghati Sabhyata (Poetry) Rinki Jha Rishika
Malayalam Meeshakkallan (Short Stories) Shyamkrishnan R.
Manipuri Ashiba Turel (Poetry) Waikhom Chingkheinganba
Marathi Usvan (Novel) Devidas Saudagar
Nepali Canvas Ko Xitiz (Poetry) Suraj Chapagain
Odia Hu Baieaa (Short-Stories) Sanjay Kumar Panda
Punjabi Khat Jo Likhno Reh Gaye (Poetry) Randhir
Rajasthani Sudh Sodhun Jag Angane (Poetry) Sonali Suthar
Santali Jangbaha (Poetry) Anjan Karmakar
Sindhi Paper Parya (Articles) Geeta Pradeep Rupani
Tamil Vishnu Vandhar (Short Stories) Lokesh Raghuraman
Telugu Dhaavlo (Short Stories) Ramesh Karthik Nayak
Urdu Stepney (Short-Stories) Javed Amber Misbahi

Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2024 Winners

Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar is conferred on outstanding and meritorious children's books annually and in the 24 languages recognized by the Akademi. For each language, the ground list is prepared by two experts.

Language Title (Genre) Author
Assamese Biponna Bismoi Khel (Novel) Ranju Hazarika
Bengali Mahidadur Antidote (Novel) Dipanwita Roy
Bodo Buhuma Boynibw (Poetry) Virgin Jekova Machahary
Dogri Kukdu Kadoon (Poetry) Bishan Singh 'Dardi'
English The Blue Horse and Other Amazing Animals from Indian History (Historical Fiction) Nandini Sengupta
Gujarati Hasati Haveli (Stories) Gira Pinakin Bhatt
Hindi 51 Baal Kahaniyan (Stories) Devender Kumar
Kannada Choomantrayyana Kathegalu (Short Stories) Krishnamurthy Biligere
Kashmiri Sone Gobrew (Poetry) Muzaffar Hussain Dilbar
Konkani Ek Ashil'lem Bayul (Novel) Harsha Sadguru Shetye
Maithili Anar (Short Stories) Narayanjee
Malayalam Algorithangalude Nadu (Novel) Unni Ammayambalam
Manipuri Malem Atiya (Novel) Kshetrimayum Subadani
Marathi Samsher Aani Bhootbangala (Novel) Bharat Sasane
Nepali Desh Ra Fuchhey (Poetry) Basanta Thapa
Odia Gapa Kalika (Short Stories) Manas Ranjan Samal
Punjabi Mai Jalianwala Bagh Bolda Haan (Play) Kuldeep Singh Deep
Rajasthani Mhari Dhani (Poetry) Prahlad Singh 'Jhorda'
Sanskrit Bubhukshitah Kakah (Short Stories) Harshdev Madhav
Santali Miru Arang (Poetry) Dugai Tudu
Sindhi Dostan ji Dosti (Stories) Lal Hotchandani 'Lachaar'
Tamil Thanviyin Piranthanal (Stories) Yuma Vasuki
Telugu Maya Lokam (Novel) P. Chandrashekhar Azad
Urdu Barf Ka Des Antarctica (Short Stories) Shamsul Islam Farooqi

 

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