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AKADEMI AWARDS (1955-2016)


(*Indicates posthumous Awards)

 

ASSAMESE BENGALI BODO (Since 2005) DOGRI (Since 1970)
ENGLISH GUJARATI HINDI KANNADA
KASHMIRI KONKANI (Since 1977) MAITHILI (Since 1966) MALAYALAM
MANIPURI (Since 1973) MARATHI NEPALI (Since 1977) ODIA
PUNJABI RAJASTHANI (Since 1974) SANSKRIT SANTHALI (Since 2005)
SINDHI (Since 1959) TAMIL TELUGU URDU

 

ASSAMESE

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Moriahola (Novel)
Jayanta Madhab Bora
2016
Meghmalar Bhraman (Poetry)
Jnan Pujari
2015
Akashar Chhabi Aru Anyanya Galpa (Short Stories)
Kula Saikia
2014
Mariam Astin Athaba Hira Barua(Short Stories)
Arupa Patangia Kalita
2012
Patkair Ipare Mor Desh (Novel)
Chandana Goswami
2011
Ei Anuragi Ei Udasi (Poetry)
*Kabin Phukan
2010
Asomiya Ramayani Sahitya: Kathabostur Atiguri (Criticism)
Keshada Mahanta
2009
Katha Ratnakara (Novel)
Dhruba Jyoti Bora
2008
Deou Langkhui (Novel)
Rita Choudhury
2007
Santanukulanandan (Novel)
Purabi Bormudoi
2006
Cheneh Jorir Ganthi (Short stories)
Atulananda Goswami
2005
Mouna Ounth Mukhar Hriday (Novel)
Yeshe Dorje Thongchi
2004
Manuh Anukule (Poetry)
Hirendra Nath Dutta
2003
Anek Manuh Anek Aru Nirjanata (Poetry)
Bireswar Barua
2002
Mahat Oitiyya (Criticism)
Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya
2001
Edhani Mahir Hanhi (Novel)
Mahim Bora
2000
Baghe Tapur Rati (Short stories)
Apurba Sarma
1999
Biponna Samay (Novel)
Medini Choudhury
1998
Asirbadar Rang (Novel)
Arun Sarma
1997
Andharat Nijar Mukh (Short stories)
Nagen Saikia
1996
Abhijatri (Novel)
Nirupama Borgohain
1995
Maharathi (Novel)
Chandra Prasad Saikia
1994
Madhupur Bahudur (Short stories)
Sheelbhadra (Rabati Mohan Datta Choudhury)
1993
Mor Je Kiman Hepah (Poetry)
Keshav Mahanta
1992
Shaichar Pathar Manuh (Poetry)
Hiren Bhattacharjya
1991
Brahmaputra Ityadi Padya (Poetry)
Ajit Barua
1990
Snehadevir Ekuki Galpa (Short stories)
*Sneha Devi
1989
Asamiya Jatiya Jivanata Mahapurushiya Parampara (Literary criticism)
Hiren Gohain
1988
Patal Bahirabi (Novel)
Lakshminandan Bora
1987
Aan Ejan (Poetry)
Harekrishna Deka
1986
Benudhar Sarma (Biography)
Tirthanath Sarma
1985
Krishna Kanta Handiqui Rachna-Sambhar (Literary criticism)
*Krishnakanta Handiqui
1984
Jangam (Novel)
*Devendra Nath Acharya
1983
Sudirgha Din Aru Ritu (Poetry)
Nirmalprabha Bardoloi
1982
Mamare Dhara Tarowal Aru Dukhan Upanyasa (Novel)
Indira Goswami (Mamoni Raisom Goswami)
1981
Kavita (Poetry)
Nilamani Phookan ( Jr.)
1980
Prithibir Asukh (Short stories)
Jogesh Das
1979
Sonali Jahaj (Poetry)
Bhaben Barua
1978
Pita Putra (Novel)
Homen Borgohain
1977
Bakul Banar Kavita (Poetry)
Anand Chandra Barua
1976
Srinkhal (Short stories)
Bhabendra Nath Saikia
1975
Kaka Deutar Har (Novel)
Navakanta Barua
1974
Golam (Short stories)
Saurabh Kumar Chaliha
1972
Aghari Atmar Kahini (Novel)
Syed Abdul Malik
1970
Mahatmar Pora Rupkonarloi (Reminiscenses)
Lakshminath Phookan
1969
Manchalekha (Study of Assamese theatre)
Atul Chandra Hazarika
1968
Alakananda (Poetry)
Nalinibala Devi
1967
Adhunik Galpa Sahitya (Literary criticism)
Trailokyanath Goswami
1966
Bedanar Ulka (Poetry)
Ambikagiri Roychoudhuri
1964
Asamar Lok-Sanskriti (Study in folk culture)
*Birinchi Kumar Barua
1961
Iyaruingam (Novel)
Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya
1960
Kangrechar Kachiyali Ra’dat (Reminiscences)
Benudhar Sarma
1955
Bana Phul (Poetry)
Jatindranath Dowerah

(No awards in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1971, 1973 and 2013)

 

BENGALI

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Sei Nikhonj Manusta (Novel)
Afsar Ahmed
2016
Mahabharater Astadashi (Essays)
Nrisinghaprasad Bhaduri
2015
Shono Jabaphul (Poetry)
Alok Sarkar
2014
Piya Mana Bhabe (Poetry)
Utpal Kumar Basu
2013
Dwaipayan Hrader Dhare (Poetry)
Subodh Sarkar
2012
Birasan (Novel)
Subrata Mukhopadhyaya
2011
Bane Aaj Concherto (Poetry)
Manindra Gupta
2010
Khanamihire Dhipi (Novel)
Bani Basu
2009
Kena Amra Rabindranathke Cha Ebong Kibhave (Essays)
Sourin Bhattacharya
2008
Ghumer Barir Mato Chand (Poetry)
Sarat Kumar Mukhopadhyay
2007
Amar Samay Alpa (Poetry)
Samarendra Sengupta
2006
Dhrubaputra (Novel)
Amar Mitra
2005
Haspatale Lekha Kabitaguchha (Poetry)
Binay Mazumdar
2004
Baul Fakir Katha (Essay)
Sudhir Chattopadhyay
2003
Krantikal (Novel)
Prafulla Roy
2002
Ami O Banabehari (Novel)
Sandipan Chattopadhyay
2001
Panchashati Galpa (Short stories)
Atin Bandyopadhyaya
2000
Pagli Tomar Sange (Poetry)
Joy Goswami
1999
Naba-Nita (Prose-Poetry)
Nabaneeta Dev Sen
1998
Anubhav (Novel)
Dibyendu Palit
1997
Herbert (Novel)
Nabarun Bhattacharya
1996
Tal Betal (Essays)
Ashok Mitra
1995
Kavita Sangraha (Poetry)
Naresh Guha
1994
Aleek Manush (Novel)
Syed Mustafa Siraj
1993
Shahjada Darasukoh (Novel)
Shyamal Gangopadhyay
1992
Marami Karat (Poetry)
Alokeranjan Dasgupta
1991
Sada Kham (Novel)
Moti Nandy
1990
Tista Parer Brittanta (Novel)
Debes Ray
1989
Manabjamin (Novel)
Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay
1988
Bari Badle Jai (Novel)
Ramapada Choudhuri
1987
Khujte Khujte Eto Dur (Poetry)
Arun Mitra
1986
Rajnagar (Novel)
Amiyabhusan Majumdar
1985
Sei Samay (Part II) (Novel)
Sunil Gangopadhyay
1984
Kalbela (Novel)
Samaresh Majumdar
1983
Jete Pari Kintu Keno Jabo (Poetry)
Sakti Chattopadhyay
1982
Amritasya Putree (Novel)
Kamal Das
1981
Kalikata Darpan, Pt. I (Local history and culture)
Radharaman Mitra
1980
Shamba (Novel)
Samaresh Basu ‘Kalkut’
1979
Aranyer Adhikar (Novel)
Mahasveta Devi
1978
Vivekananda O Samakalin Bharatvarsha, Vol. I, II and III (Biography and cultural history)
Sankari Prasad Basu
1977
Babarer Prarthana (Poetry)
Sankha Ghosh
1976
Na Hanyate (Novel)
Maitreyee Devi
1975
Asamay (Novel)
Bimal Kar
1974
Ulanga Raja (Poetry)
Nirendranath Chakravarti
1972
Shesh Namaskar (Novel)
Santosh Kumar Ghosh
1971
Manimahesh (Travelogue)
Umaprasad Mukhopadhyay
1970
Adhunikata O Rabindranath (Literary criticism)
Abu Sayeed Ayyub
1969
Mohini Aral (Poetry)
Manindra Ray
1967
Tapasvi O Tarangini (Verse Play)
Buddhadev Bose
1966
Nishi-Kutumba (Novel)
Manoj Basu
1965
Smriti Satta Bhabishyat (Poetry)
Bishnu Dey
1964
Jata Durei Jai (Poetry)
Subhas Mukhopadhyay
1963
Ghare Pherar Din (Poetry)
Amiya Chakravarti
1962
Japane (Travelogue)
Annada Sankar Ray
1961
Bharater Sakti-Sadhana O Sakta Sahitya (A study of the Sakti-cult)
Sashi Bhushan Dasgupta
1959
Kolkatar Kachhei (Novel)
Gajendra Kumar Mitra
1958
Anandibai Ityadi Galpa (Short stories)
‘Parashuram’ (Rajshekhar Bose)
1957
Sagar Theke Phera (Poetry)
Premendra Mitra
1956
Arogya Niketan (Novel)
Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay
1955
Shreshtha Kavita (Poetry)
*Jibanananda Das

(No awards in 1960, 1968 and 1973)

 

BODO (Since 2005)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Thwisam  (Novel)
Rita Boro
2016
Ang Maboroi Dong Dasong (Poetry)
Anju (Anjali Narzary)
2015
Baidi Dengkhw Baidi Gab (Poetry)
Brajendra Kumar Brahma
2014
Udangnifrai Gidingfinnanei (Poetry)
Urkhao Gwra Brahma
2013
Delphini Onthai Mwdai Arw Gubun Gubun Khonthai (Poetry)
Anil Boro
2012
Boro Khonthai (Poetry)
Guneswar Musahary
2011
Okhafwrni Dwima (Poetry)
Premananda Mosahari
2010
Swdwbni Swler (Poetry)
Aurobindo Uzir
2009
Dainee? (Novel)
*Manoranjan Lahar
2008
Birgwsrini Thungri (Novel)
Bidyasaqar Narzary
2007
Dumphaoni Phitha (Short Stories)
Janil Kumar Brahma
2006
Sanmwkhangari Lamajwng (Novel)
Katindra Swargiary
2005
Jiuni Mwgthang Bisombi Arw Aroj (Poetry)
Mangalshingh Hazowary

 

DOGRI (Since 1970)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Banna (Short Stories)
Shiv Mehta
2016
Cheta (Short Stories)
Chhatrapal
2015
Parchhamen Di Lo (Poetry)
Dhian Singh
2014
Hashiye Par (Novel)
Shailender Singh
2013
Doha Satsai (Poetry)
Sitaram Sapolia
2012
Tim-Tim Karde Tare (Poetry)
*Bal Krishan ‘Bhaura’
2011
Cheten Diyan Galiyan (Essays)
Lalit Magotra
2010
Pandran Kahaniyan (Short Stories)
Manoj
2009
Geet Sarovar (Poetry)
Praduman Singh Jindrahia
2008
Cheten Di Rhol (Poetry)
Champa Sharma
2007
Mahatma Vidur (Epic)
Gian Singh Pagoch
2006
Kore kaakal Korian Talian (Poetry)
Darshan Darshi
2005
Dhaldi Dhuppe Da Sek (Short Stories)
Krishan Sharma
2004
Cheten Di Chitabri (Essays)
Shiv Nath
2003
Jhull Bada Dea Pattara (Poetry)
*Ashwani Magotra
2002
Trip Trip Chete (Travelogue)
Om Vidyarthi
2001
Nighe Rang (Poetry)
Verinder Kesar
2000
Meel Patthar (Short stories)
*Bandhu Sharma
1999
Mangwi Pashakri (Poetry)
*Kuldeep Singh Jindhrahia
1997
Bakhre Bakhre Sach (Novel)
Shiv Dev Singh Sushil
1996
Baddali Kalave (Poetry)
Gianeshwar
1995
Lalsa (Poetry)
Abhishap
1994
Buddh Suhagan (Plays)
Jitendra Sharma
1992
Jo Tere Man-Chitta Laggi Ja (Poetry)
Yash Sharma
1991
Apni Daphli Apna Raag (Plays)
Mohan Singh
1990
Jeevan Lehran (Poetry)
Tara Smailpuri
1989
Sodh Samundaren Di (Poetry)
Mohanlal Sapolia
1988
Rattu Da Chanan (Poetry)
Ram Lal Sharma
1987
Beddan Dharti Di (Epic)
Prakash Premi
1986
Sunee Di Chiree (Short stories)
Om Goswami
1985
Ayodhya (Play)
Dinoo Bhai Pant
1984
Gamlen De Cactus (Poetry)
Shiv Ram ‘Deep’
1983
Aale (Short stories)
Ved Rahi
1982
Qaidi (Novel)
Deshbandhu Dogra ‘Nutan
1981
Ek Shehr Yaaden Da (Poetry)
Jitendra Udhampuri
1980
Ghar (Poetry)
Kunwar Viyogi
1979
Nanga Rukh (Novel)
O.P. Sharma ‘Sarathi’
1978
Sanjhi Dharti Bakhle Mahnu (Novel)
Narsingh Dev Jamwal
1977
Main Mele Ra Janun (Poetry)
Kehri Singh ‘Madhukar’
1976
Badnami Di Chhan (Short stories)
Ram Nath Shastri
1975
Mere Dogri Geet (Poetry)
Krishna Smailpuri
1974
Duddh, Lahoo, Zahar (Short stories)
Madan Mohan Sharma
1972
Phull Bina Dali (Novel)
*Srivats Vikal
1971
Meri Kavita Mere Geet (Poetry)
Padma Sachdev
1970
Nila Ambar Kale Badal (Short stories)
*Narendra Khajuria

(No Awards in 1973, 1993 and 1998)

 

ENGLISH

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
The Black Hill (Novel)
Mamang Dai
2016
Em and the big Hoom (Novel)
Jerry Pinto
2015
Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer (Novel)
Cyrus Mistry
2014
Trying to Say Goodbye (Poetry)
Adil Jussawalla
2013
Laburnum For My Head (Short Stories)
Temsula Ao
2012
These Errors Are Correct (Poetry)
Jeet Thayil
2011
India After Gandhi (Narrative History)
Ramachandra Guha
2010
Book of Rachel (Novel)
Esther David
2009
The Mahabharata : An Inquiry in the Human Condition (Critical Analysis)
*Badrinath Chaturvedi
2007
Disorderly Women (Novel)
Malathi Rao
2006
The Sari Shop (Novel)
Rupa Bajwa
2005
The Algebra of Infinite Justice (Essays)
Arundhati Roy
2004
The Mammaries of The Walfare State (Novel)
Upamanyu Chatterjee
2003
The Perishable Empire : Essays On Indian Writing in English (Essays)
Meenakshi Mukherjee
2002
A New World (Novel)
Amit Chaudhuri
2001
Rajaji: A Life (Biography)
Rajmohan Gandhi
2000
Cuckold (Novel)
Kiran Nagarkar
1999
The Collected Poems of A.K. Ramanujan (Poetry)
*A.K. Ramanujan
1998
Final Solutions and other Plays (Plays)
Mahesh Dattani
1996
Memories of Rain (Novel)
Sunetra Gupta
1994
Serendip (Poetry)
Dom Moraes
1993
After Amnesia: Tradition and Change in Indian Literary Criticism (Criticism)
G.N. Devy
1992
Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra (Short stories)
Ruskin Bond
1991
The Trotter-Nama (Novel)
I. Allan Sealy
1990
That Long Silence (Novel)
Shashi Deshpande
1989
The Shadow Lines (Novel)
Amitav Ghosh
1988
The Golden Gate (Novel in verse)
Vikram Seth
1987
Trapfalls in the Sky (Poetry)
Shiv K. Kumar
1986
Rich Like Us (Novel)
Nayantara Sahgal
1985
Collected Poems (Poetry)
Kamala Das
1984
The Keeper of the Dead (Poetry)
Keki N. Daruwalla
1983
Latter-Day Psalms (Poetry)
Nissim Ezekiel
1982
The Last Labyrinth (Novel)
Arun Joshi
1981
Relationship (Poetry)
Jayant Mahapatra
1980
On the Mother, Vol. I and II (Biography)
K.R. Srinivasa lyengar
1979
Inside the Haveli (Novel)
*Rama Mehta
1978
Fire on the Mountain (Novel)
Anita Desai
1977
Azadi (Novel)
Chaman Nahal
1976
Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1947) (Biography)
S. Gopal
1975
Scholar Extraordinary (Biography)
Nirad C. Chaudhuri
1971
Morning Face (Novel)
Mulk Raj Anand
1969
An Artist in Life (Study of Tagore)
Niharranjan Ray
1967
Shadow from Ladakh (Novel)
Bhabani Bhattacharya
1965
The Tribal World of Verrier Elwin (Autobiography)
*Verrier Elwin
1963
The Serpent and the Rope (Novel)
Raja Rao
1960
The Guide (Novel)
R.K. Narayan

(No Awards in 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1995, 1997 and 2008)

 

GUJARATI

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Gujarati Vyakaranna Baso Varsh (Criticism)
Urmi Ghanshyam Desai
2016
Anekek (Poetry)
Kamal Vora
2015
Antey Aarambh (Part-I & II)(Essays)
Rasik Shah
2014
Chhabi Bhitarani (Essays)
(late) Ashvin Mehta
2013
Khara Zaran (Poetry)
Chinu Modi
2012
Sakshibhasya (Criticism)
Chandrakant Topiwala
2011
Anchaio (Short Stories)
Mohan Parmar
2010
Chhavani (Novel)
Dhirendra Mehta
2009
Vaat Apna Vivechanani (Criticism)
Shirish J. Panchal
2008
Fatfatiun (Short Stories)
Suman Shah
2007
Gazal-Samhita (Poetry)
Rajendra Shukla
2006
Aatano Suraj (Essays)
Ratilal ‘Anil’
2005
Akhand Zalar Vage (Poetry)
Suresh Dalal
2004
Saundaryani Nadi Narmada (Traveloque)
Amritlal Vegad
2003
Akhepatar (Novel)
Bindu Bhatt
2002
Tattvamasi (Novel)
Dhruv Prabodhrai Bhatt
2001
Agantuk (Novel)
Dhiruben Patel
2000
Dhundhabhari Khin (Novel)
Vinesh Antani
1999
Gujarati Sahiyta-Purvardha Uttarardha (Criticism)
Niranjan N. Bhagat
1998
Vank-dekham Vivechano (Criticism)
Jayant Kothari
1997
Kuvo (Novel)
Ashokpuri Goswami
1996
Andhari Galima Safed Tapakan (Short stories)
Himanshi Shelat
1995
Ansar (Novel)
Varsha M. Adalja
1994
Vitan Sud Beej (Poetry)
Ramesh Parekh
1993
Agnikundaman Ugelun Gulab (Biography)
Narayan Desai
1992
Devoni Ghati (Travelogue)
Bholabhai Patel
1991
Tolan Aawaz Ghunghat (Poetry)
Labhshanker Thaker
1990
Statue (Essays)
Anil R. Joshi
1989
Angaliat (Novel)
Joseph Macwan
1988
Asooryalok (Novel)
Bhagwatikumar Sharma
1987
Jatayu (Poetry)
Sitanshu Yashaschandra
1986
Dhoolmani Paglio (Reminiscences)
Chandrakant T. Sheth
1985
Sat Paglan Aakashman (Novel)
Kundanika Kapadia
1984
Vivechanni Prakriya (Literary criticism)
Ramanlal Joshi
1983
Chintayami Manasa (Essays)
Suresh Joshi
1982
Lilero Dhal (Poetry)
*Priyakant Maniar
1981
Rachna ane Samrachna (Criticism)
Harivallabh Bhayani
1980
Anunaya (Poetry)
Jayant Pathak
1979
Vamal Nan Van (Poetry)
*Jagdish Joshi
1978
Hayati (Poetry)
Harindra Dave
1977
Uparvas Kathatrayi (Novel)
Raghuvir Chaudhari
1976
Aswattha (Poetry)
N.K. Pandya ‘Ushanas’
1975
Socrates (Novel)
Manubhai Pancholi ‘Darshak’
1974
Tartamya (Literary criticism)
Anantrai M. Raval
1973
Kavini Shraddha (Literary criticism)
Umashankar Joshi
1971
Natya Gathariyan (Travelogue)
C.C. Mehta
1970
Abhinavano Rasavichar (Literary criticism)
Nagindas Parekh
1969
Kulkathao (Pen-portraits)
Swami Anand
1968
Avalokana (Literary reviews)
Sundaram (Tribhuvandas P. Luhar)
1967
Gujarati Bhashanum Dhwani-Swarup and Dhwani-Parivartan (Linguistic study)
P.B. Pandit
1965
Jeevan-Vyavastha (Essays)
Kakasaheb Kalelkar
1964
Naivedya (Essays)
Dolarrai R. Mankad
1963
Shant Kolahal (Poetry)
Rajendra Shah
1962
Upayana (Critical writings)
V.R. Trivedi
1961
Kachhnun Sanskrit Darshan (A cultural survey)
Ram Singhji Rathod
1960
Sharvilak (Play)
Rasiklal C. Parekh
1958
Darshan ane Chintan (Philosophical essays)
Pandit Sukhlal
1956
Brihat-Pingal (Treatise on prosody)
*Ramnarayan Pathak
1955
Mahadev Bhaini Diary (Memoirs)
*Mahadev Desai

(No Awards in 1957, 1959, 1966 and 1972)

 

HINDI

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Vishw Mithak Sarit Sagar (Literary Criticism)
Ramesh Kuntal Megh
2016
Paarijat (Novel)
Nasira Sharma
2015
Aag Ki Hansi (Poetry)
Ramdarash Mishra
2014
Vinayak (Novel)
Ramesh Chandra Shah
2013
Miljul Man (Novel)
Mridula Garg
2012
Patthar Fenk Raha Hoon (Poetry)
Chandrakant Devtale
2011
Rehan Per Raghu (Novel)
Kashinath Singh
2010
Mohan Das (Short Story)
Uday Prakash
2009
Hawa Main Hasthakshar (Poetry)
Kailash Vajpeyi
2008
Kohre Mein Kaid Rang (Novel)
Govind Mishra
2007
Inhin Hathiyaron Se (Novel)
Amar Kant
2006
Sanshyatma (Poetry)
Gyanendrapati
2005
Kyaap (Novel)
Manohar Shyam Joshi
2004
Dushchakra Mein Srista (Poetry)
Viren Dangwal
2003
Kitne Pakistan (Novel)
Kamleshwar
2002
Do Panktiyon Ke Beech (Poetry)
Rajesh Joshi
2001
Kali-Katha : Via Bypass (Novel)
Alka Saraogi
2000
Hum Jo Dekhte Hain (Poetry)
Manglesh Dabral
1999
Deewar Main Ek Khirkee Rahathi Thi (Novel)
Vinod Kumar Shukla
1998
Naye Ilake Mein (Poetry)
Arun Kamal
1997
Anubhav Ke Aakash Mein Chand (Poetry)
Leeladhar Jagoori
1996
Mujhe Chand Chahiye (Novel)
Surendra Verma
1995
Koi Doosra Nahin (Poetry)
Kunwar Narain
1994
Kahin Nahin Wahin (Poetry)
Ashok Vajpeyi
1993
Ardhanarishwar (Novel)
Vishnu Prabhakar
1992
Dhai Ghar (Novel)
Giriraj Kishore
1991
Main Vaqt Ke Hun Samne (Poetry)
Girija Kumar Mathur
1990
Neela Chand (Novel)
Shiv Prasad Singh
1989
Akaal Mein Saras (Poetry)
Kedarnath Singh
1988
Aranya (Poetry)
Naresh Mehta
1987
Magadh (Poetry)
Shrikant Verma
1986
Apurva (Poetry)
Kedarnath Aggarwal
1985
Kavve aur Kala Pani (Short stories)
Nirmal Varma
1984
Log Bhool Gaye Hain (Poetry)
Raghuvir Sahai
1983
Khutiyon Par Tange Log (Poetry)
*Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena
1982
Viklang Shraddha Ka Daur (Satire)
Harishankar Parsai
1981
Tap Ke Taye Hue Din (Novel)
Trilochan
1980
Zindaginama-Zinda Rukh (Novel)
Krishna Sobti
1979
Kal Sunana Mujhe (Poetry)
*Dhoomil
1978
Utna Vah Suraj Hai (Poetry)
*Bharat Bhushan Agarwal
1977
Chuka Bhi Hun Nahin Main (Poetry)
Shamsher Bahadur Singh
1976
Meri Teri Uski Baat (Novel)
Yashpal
1975
Tamas (Novel)
Bhisham Sahni
1974
Mitti Ki Baraat (Poetry)
Shiv Mangal Singh ‘Suman’
1973
Alok Parva (Essays)
Hazari Prasad Dwivedi
1972
Buni Huyi Rassi (Poetry)
Bhawani Prasad Mishra
1971
Kavita Ke Naye Pratiman (Literary criticism)
Namwar Singh
1970
Nirala Ki Sahitya Sadhana (Biography)
Ram Vilas Sharma
1969
Rag Darbari (Novel)
Shrilal Shukla
1968
Do Chattanen (Poetry)
Harivansh Rai Bachchan
1967
Amrit Aur Vish (Novel)
Amritlal Nagar
1966
Muktibodh (Novelette)
Jainendra Kumar
1965
Rasa Siddhanta (Treatise on poetics)
Nagendra
1964
Aangan Ke Par Dvar (Poetry)
‘Agyeya’ (S.H. Vatsyayan)
1963
Premchand: Kalam Ka Sipahi (Biography)
Amrit Rai
1961
Bhoole Bisre Chitra (Novel)
Bhagwaticharan Verma
1960
Kala aur Burha Chand (Poetry)
Sumitranandan Pant
1959
Sanskriti Ke Char Adhyaya (A survey of Indian culture)
‘Dinkar’(Ramdhari Sinha)
1958
Madhya Asia Ka Itihas (History)
Rahul Sankrityayan
1957
Bauddha Dharma-Darshan (Philosophy)
*Acharya Narendra Dev
1956
Padmavat Sanjivani Vyakhya (Commentary)
Vasudevasaran Agrawala
1955
Him-Tarangini (Poetry)
Makhanlal Chaturvedi

(No Award in 1962)

 

KANNADA

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Kathana Bharathi (Literary Criticism)
T.P. Ashoka
2016
Swatantryada Ota (Novel)
Boluwaru Mohammad Kunhi
2015
Akshaya Kavya (Poetry)
K.V. Tirumalesh
2014
Uttaraardha (Essays)
G.H. Nayak
2013
Akyana-Vyakyana (Essays)
C.N. Ramachandran
2012
Mabbina Haage Kaniveyaasi (Poetry)
H.S. Shiva Prakash
2011
Swapna Saraswata (Novel)
Gopalakrishna Pai
2010
Kattiyachina Daari (Criticism)
Rahamath Tarikere
2009
Krouncha Pakshigalu (Short Stories)
Vaidehi
2008
Halla Bantu Halla (Novel)
Shrinivas B. Vaidya
2007
Aramance (Novel)
Kum. Veerabhadrappa
2006
Marga-4 (Essays)
M.M. Kalburgi
2005
Teru (Novel)
Raghavendra Patil
2004
Baduku (Novel)
Geetha Nagabhushana
2003
Kaviraja Marga Mattu Kannada Jagattu (Essays)
K.V. Subbanna
2002
Yugasandhya (Epic)
Sujana (S. Narayana Shetty)
2001
English Sahitya Charitre (Literary history)
L.S. Seshagiri Rao
2000
Om Namo (Novel)
*Shantinath K. Desai
1999
Sahitya Kathana (Essays)
*D.R. Nagaraj
1998
Sapthapadi (Poetry)
B.C. Ramachandra Sharma
1997
Hosatu Hosatu (Criticism)
M. Chidananda Murthy
1996
Bhuvanada Bhagya (Literary criticism)
G.S.Amur
1995
Uriya Nalage (Criticism)
Kirtinath Kurtkoti
1994
Taledanda (Play)
Girish Karnad
1993
Kallu Karaguva Samaya (Short Stories)
P. Lankesh
1992
Bakulada Hoovugalu (Poetry)
S.R. Ekkundi
1991
Sirisampige (Play)
Chandrasekhara Kambar
1990
Kusuma Bale (Novel)
Devanur Mahadeva
1989
Samprati (Belles-Lettres)
H.M. Nayak
1988
Avadheshwari (Novel)
Shankar Mokashi Punekar
1987
Chidambara Rahasya (Novel)
K.P. Poornachandra Tejaswi
1986
Bandaya (Novel)
Vyasaraya Ballal
1985
Durgaasthamaana (Novel)
*T.R. Subba Rao (Ta. Ra. Su.)
1984
Kavyartha Chintana (Literary Criticism)
G.S. Sivarudrappa
1983
Katheyaadalu Hudugi (Short stories)
Yashwant Chittal
1982
Vaishakha (Novel)
Chaduranga
1981
Jeewa Dhwani (Poetry)
Chennaveera Kanavi
1980
Americadalli Goruru (Travelogue)
Goruru Ramaswami lyengar
1979
Chitragalu Patragalu (Reminiscences)
A.N. Moorthy Rao
1978
Hasuru Honnu (Travelogue)
B.G.L. Swamy
1977
Tereda Baagilu (Poetry)
K.S. Narasimhaswam
1976
Mana Manthana (Psychiatric studies)
M. Shivaram
1975
Daatu (Novel)
S.L. Bhyrappa
1974
Vardhamaana (Poetry)
Gopalakrishna Adiga
1973
Aralu Baralu (Poetry)
V. Sitaramaiah
1972
Shoonyasampadaneya Paramarshe (Commentary)
S.S. Bhoosnurmath
1971
Kalidasa (Literary criticism)
Adya Rangacharya
1970
Karnataka Samskritiya Poorva Peethike (Cultural Study)
S.B. Joshi
1969
Karnataka Samskriti Sameekshe (Cultural Study)
H. Tipperudraswamy
1968
Sannakathegalu (12-13) (Short Stories)
‘Srinivasa’ (Masti Venkatesa lyengar)
1967
Shrimad Bhagavadgita Tatparya Athava Jivanadharmayoga (Philosophical expositions)
D.V. Gundappa
1966
Hamsa Damayand Mattu Itara Rupakagalu (Musical plays)
P.T. Narasimhachar
1965
Ranga Binnapa (Philosophical reflections)
S.V. Ranganna
1964
Kranti-Kalyana (Novel)
B. Puttaswamayya
1962
Mahakshatriya (Novel)
*Devudu Narasimha Sastri
1961
Bangali Kadambarikara Bankim Chandra (A critical Study)
A.R. Krishna Sastri
1960
Dyava-Prithvi (Poetry)
‘Vinayaka’ (V.K. Gokak)
1959
Yakshagana Bayalata (A treatise on folk-drama)
K.S. Karanth
1958
Aralu-Maralu (Poetry)
D.R. Bendre
1956
Kannada Sahitya Charitre (History of Literature)
R.S. Mugali
1955
Sri Ramayana Darsanam (Epic)
‘Kuvempu’ (K.V. Puttappa)

(No Awards in 1957 and 1963)

 

KASHMIRI

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Yeli Parda Woth (Short Stories)
Autar Krishen Rahbar
2016
Aane Khane (Criticism)
Aziz Hajini
2015
Jamis Ta Kasheeri Manz Kashir Natia Adabuk Tawareekh (Criticism)
Bashir Bhadarwahi
2014
Kore Kakud Pushrith Gome (Poetry)
Shad Ramzan
2013
Aina Aatash (Short Stories)
Mohi-ud-Din Reshi
2012
Yath Aangnas Manz (Poetry)
Makhan Lal Kanwal
2011
Na Thsay Na Aks (Poetry)
Naseem Shafaie
2010
Yiman Padan Mye Vetsaar Gotshuy (Criticism)
Basher Bashir
2009
Vont (Literary Criticism)
Mishal Sultanpuri
2008
Baazyaafat (Criticism)
Gh. Nabi Firaq
2007
Tshen (Short Stories)
Ratan lal Shant
2006
Yaad Aasmqnqn Hinz (Poetry)
Shafi Shauq
2005
Yath Miani Joye (Poetry)
Hamidi Kashmiri
2004
Sada Te Samandar (Poetry)
Gh. Nabi Firaq
2003
Yell Phol Gaash (Short Stories)
*Som Nath Zutshi
2002
Pursaan (Criticism)
Naji Munawar
2001
Rikhah (Poetry)
*Mohiud-Din-Gowhar
2000
Yath Raaz Danay (Short Stories)
Harikrishna Kaul
1999
Vahrat (Poetry)
Rashid Nazki
1998
Mahjoor Shinasi (Criticism)
Mohammad Yousuf Taing
1997
Nai Che Nallan (Poetry)
Rafiq Raaz
1995
Naar Hatun Kazal Wanas (Poetry)
M. Farooq Nazki
1994
Kaeji Raath (Play)
Sajood Sailani
1993
Kenh Natu Kenh (Essays)
Syed Rasool Pompur
1992
Amaar (Poetry)
Shafi Shaida
1991
Achhre Tsange (Poetry)
Ghulam Nabi Tak Naazir
1990
Kashur Sarmaya (Poetry)
Fazil Kashmiri
1989
Sheen Te Watpod (Novel)
Pran Kishore
1988
Pun-Te-Paap (Novel)
Ghulam Nabi Gauhar
1987
Awaz-i-Dost (Poetry)
Mir Ghulam Rasool Nazki
1986
Shihil Kul (Poetry)
Dina Nath Nadim
1985
Lole Vetsar (Poetry)
Mirza G.H. Beg Arif
1984
Essay (Essays)
Mohd. Zaman Azurdah
1982
Natak Truche (Play)
Motilal Kemmu
1981
Mansar (Poetry)
Moti Lal Saqi
1979
Partavistan (Poetry)
Marghoob Banihali
1978
Be Soakh Rooth (Poetry)
G.R. Santosh
1976
Machama (Plays)
Pushkar Bhan
1975
Gaashir Munaar (Essays)
Ghulam Nabi Khayal
1972
Suyya (Play)
Ali Mohammad Lone
1970
Maqualaat (Essays)
Mohiuddin Hajini
1969
Ka ‘Shri Zab’: Ny Hund Alleqavaad Phera (Linguistic Study)
Abdul Khaliq Tak Zainageri
1967
Laveh Te Praveh (Poetry)
Amin Kamil
1961
Nauroz-i-Saba (Poetry)
A. Rahman Rahi
1958
Sat Sangar (Short stories)
Akhtar Mohi-ud-Din (Ghulam Mohiud-Din-Akhtar Wani)
1956
Sumran (Poetry)
Zinda Kaul ‘Masterji’

(No Awards in 1955. 1957, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1983, and 1996)

 

KONKANI (Since 1977)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Khand Ani Her Katha (Short Stories)
Gajanan Jog
2016
Kale Bhangar (Novel)
Edwin J.F.D'souza
2015
Karna Parva (Play)
Uday Bhembre
2014
Manthan (Essays)
Madhavi Sardesai
2013
Manmotayam (Essays)
Tukaram Rama Shet
2012
Kavyasutra (Poetry)
Kashinath Shamba Lolienkar (S.D.Tendulkar)
2011
Prakriticho Paas (Poetry)
Melvyn Rodrigues
2010
Kayallyachem Sraddha (Poetry)
Arun Sakhardande
2009
Kirvontt (Poetry)
Jess Fernandes
2008
Ghanaqhai Niyatiche (Novel)
Ashok Kamat
2007
Dika (Novel)
Devidas Kadam
2006
Jai Kai Jui (Essays)
Datta Damodar Naik
2005
Bhaangarsaall (Short Stories)
N. Shivdas
2004
Athang (Short Stories)
Jayanti Naik
2003
Parigh (Short Stories)
*Shashank Sitaram
2002
Bhogadandd (Novel)
Hema Naik
2001
Yaman (Poetry)
Madhav Borcar
2000
Champhel’li Sanj (Poetry)
Pandurang Bhangui
1999
Antarnad (Poetry)
Saratchandra Shenoi
1998
Ashim Asim Lharan (Poetry)
John Baptist Sequeira
1997
Bhuim Chafim (Pen-portraits)
Sheela Kolambkar
1996
Nilem Nilem Braham (Poetry)
Sankar Ramani
1995
Gomanchal Te Himachal (Travelogue)
Dilip Borkar
1994
Antarayami (Short Stories)
Gokuldas Prabhu
1993
Tarangan (Short Stories)
Mahabaleshwar Sail
1992
Vanshakulachen Denen (Poetry)
Nagesh Karmali
1991
Sapan Fulam (Short stories)
Meena Kakodkar
1990
Savul Gori (Poetry)
Ramesh B. Veluskar
1989
Sonshyache Kan (Poetry)
C.F. D’Costa
1988
Vhonkolpavnni (Short stories)
Chandrakant Keni
1987
Panaji Atam Mhatari Zalea (Short stories)
Arvind N. Mambro
1986
Hanv Monis Asvat-Thamo (Poetry)
Prakash Damodar Padgaonkar
1985
Bhitorlem Tufan (Poetry)
J.B. Moraes
1984
Chowrang (One-act play)
Pundalik Narayan Naik
1983
Karmelin (Novel)
Damodar Mauzo
1982
Khabari (Essays)
Laxmanrao Sardessai
1981
Sasaya (Poetry)
B.B. Borkar (Bakibab)
1980
Pissolim (Poetry)
Manohar Sardessai
1979
Dorya Gazota (Poetry)
R.V. Pandit
1978
Manni Punav (Humorous essays)
D.K. Sukhthankar
1977
Himalayant (Travelogue)
Ravindra Kelekar

 

MAITHILI (Since 1966)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Jahalak Diary (Poetry)
Udaya Narayana Singh ‘Nachiketa’
2016
Barki Kaki at Hotmail Dot Corn (Short Stories)
Shyam Darihare
2015
Khissa (Short Stories)
Man Mohan Jha
2014
Uchat (Novel)
Asha Mishra
2013
Sangharsh Aa Sehanta (Memoirs)
Sureshwar Jha
2012
Kist-Kist Jeewan (Autobiography)
Shefalika Verma
2011
Apaksha (Poetry)
Uday Chandra Jha ‘Vinod’
2010
Bhamati (Novel)
Usha Kiran Khan
2009
Ganga-Putra (Short Stories)
*Man Mohan Jha
2008
Katek Daaripar (Memoirs)
Mantreshwar Jha
2007
Sarokar (Short Stories)
Pradip Bihari
2006
Kaath (Short Stories)
Bibhuti Anand
2005
Chanan Ghan Gachchiya (Poetry)
Vivekanand Thakur
2004
Shakuntala (Epic)
Chandrabhanu Singh
2003
Ritambhara (Short Stories)
Niraja Renu (Khamakhy A Devi)
2002
Sahasmukhi Chowk Par (Poems)
Somdev
2001
Pratijna Pandav (Epic)
Babuajee Jha ‘Ajnat’
2000
Katek Raas Baat (Poetry)
Ramanand Renu
1999
Gananayak (Short Stories)
Saketanand
1998
Takait Achhi Chirai (Poetry)
Jeeva Kant
1997
Dhwast Hoet Shanti Stoop (Poetry)
Keerti Narayan Mishra
1996
Aai Kaalhi Parsoo (Short stories)
Raj Mohan Jha
1995
Kavita Kusumanjali (Poetry)
Jayamanta Mishra
1994
Uchitavakta (Short stories)
Gangesh Gunjan
1993
Samak Pauti (Short stories)
Govinda Jha
1992
Vividha (Essays)
Bhimanath Jha
1991
Pasijhaita Pathar (Play)
Ramdeo Jha
1990
Prabhasak Katha (Short stories)
Prabhas Kumar Choudhuri
1989
Parasar (Epic)
*Kanchinath Jha ‘Kiran’
1988
Mantraputra (Novel)
Mayanand Mishra
1987
Atita (Short stories)
Umanath Jha
1986
Natik Patrak Uttar (Belles-lettres)
Subhadra Jha
1985
Jeevan Yatra (Autobiography)
*Hari Mohan Jha
1984
Suryamukhi (Poetry)
Arsi Prasad Singh
1983
Maithili Patrakaritaka Ithihas (Treatise)
Chandranath Mishra ‘Amar’
1982
Marichika (Novel)
Lily Ray
1981
Agastyayaini (Epic)
Markandeya Pravasi
1980
Ee Bataha Sansar (Novel)
Sudhanshu Shekhar Chaudhary
1979
Krishna-charit (Poetry)
Tantranath Jha
1978
Baji Uthal Murali (Poetry)
Upendra Thakur ‘Mohan’
1977
Avahatta: Udbhava O Vikas (Literary criticism)
*Rajeshwar Jha
1976
Sitayana (Epic)
Vaidyanath Mallik ‘Vidhu’
1975
Kichhu Dekhal Kichhu Sunal (Reminiscences)
Girindramohan Mishra
1973
Naika Banijara (Novel)
Braj Kishore Verma ‘Manipadma’
1971
Payasvini (Poetry)
Surenda Jha ‘Suman’
1970
Radha Viraha (Epic poetry)
Kashikant Mishra ‘Madhup’
1969
Du Patra (Novel)
Upendranth Jha
1968
Patrahin Nagna Gachh (Poetry)
‘Yatri’ (Vaidyanath Mishra)
1966
Mithila-Baibhav (Philosophical treatise)
Yashodhar Jha

(No Awards in 1967, 1972 and 1974)

 

MALAYALAM

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Daivathinte Pusthakam (Novel)
K.P. Ramanunni
2016
Shyamamadhavam (Poetry)
Prabha Varma
2015
Aarachar (Novel)
K.R. Meera
2014
Manushyanu Oru Aamukham (Novel)
Subhash Chandran
2013
Kathayillathavante Katha (Autobiography)
M.N. Paloor
2012
Marannu Vecha Vasthukkal (Poetry)
K. Satchidanandan
2011
Basheer: Ekantha Veedhiyile Avadhoothan (Biography)
M.K. Sanu
2010
Haimavathabhuvil (Travelogue)
M.P. Veerendra Kumar
2009
Thrikkotlur Novellukar (Novellas)
U.A Khader
2008
Madhuram Ninte Jeevitham (Essays)
*K.P. Appan
2007
Adayalangal (Novel)
Sethu (A. Sethumadhavan)
2006
Chuvanna Chinnangal (Short Stories)
M. Sukumaran
2005
Jappana Ppukayila (Short Stories)
G.V. Kakkanadan
2004
Zachariyayute Kathakai (Short Stories)
Paul Zachariah
2003
Alahayude Penmakkal (Novel)
Sara Joseph
2002
K.G. Sankara Pillayude Kavitakal (Poems)
K.G. Sankara Pillai
2001
Attoor Ravi Varmayute Kavitakal (Poetry)
Attoor Ravi Varma
2000
R. Ramachandrante Kavithakal (Poetry)
R. Ramachandran
1999
Sreeramante Kathakal (Short Stories)
C.V. Sreeraman
1998
Thattakam (Novel)
Kovilan (V.V. Ayyappan)
1997
Govardhante Yatrakal (Novel)
Anand (P. Satchidanandan)
1996
Gowri (Short Stories)
T. Padmanabhan
1995
Arangu Kanatha Natan (Memoirs)
Thikkodiyan (P. K. Nair)
1994
Ujjayiniyile Rappakalukal (Poetry)
Vishnu Narayanan Namboodiri
1993
Daivathinte Kannu (Novel)
N.P. Mohammed
1992
Daivathinte Vikruthikal (Novel)
M. Mukundan
1991
Chhatravum Chamaravum (Criticism)
M.P. Sankunni Nair
1990
Gurusagaram (Novel)
O.V. Vijayan
1989
Nizhalana (Poetry)
Olappamanna Subrahmanian Nambudiripad
1988
Spandamapinikale Nandi (Novel)
C. Radhakrishnan
1987
Prathipathram Bhashanabhedam (Literary criticism)
N. Krishna Pillai
1986
Kavitadwani (Critical study)
M. Leelavathy
1985
Tatvamasi (Critical study)
Sukumar Azhicode
1984
Ayyappa Panikkarute Kritikal 1969-80 (Poetry)
K. Ayyappa Paniker
1983
Thiranjedutha Prabandhangal (Essays)
S. Guptan Nair
1982
Payyan Kathakal (Short stories)
V.K.N. (Thiruvilvamala)
1981
Avakasikal (Novel)
Vilasini (M.K. Menon)
1980
Smaraka Silakal (Novel)
Punathil Kunhabdulla
1979
Vallatholinte Kavyasilpam (Literary criticism)
N.V. Krishna Warrior
1978
Ratrimazha (Poetry)
Sugathakumari
1977
Agnisakshi (Novel)
N. Lalithambika Antharjanam
1976
Jeevithappatha (Autobiography)
*C. Govinda Pisharoti ‘Cherukat’
1975
Aksharam (Poetry)
O.N.V. Kurup
1974
Kamasurabhi (Poetry)
Vennikkulam Gopala Kurup
1973
Balidarsanam (Poetry)
Akkitham Achyuthan Nambudiri
1972
Oru Desathinte Katha (Novel)
S.K. Pottekkat
1971
Vida (Poetry)
Vyloppillil Sreedhara Menon
1970
Kaalam (Novel)
M.T. Vasudevan Nair
1969
Kavile Pattu (Poetry)
Edasseri Govindan Nair
1967
Thamarathoni (Poetry)
P. Kunhiraman Nair
1966
Kala Jeevitham Thanne (Essays)
K.M. Kuttikrishna Marar
1965
Muthassi (Poetry)
N. Balamani Amma
1964
Ayalkkar (Novel)
P. Kesava Dev
1963
Viswadarsanam (Poetry)
G. Sankara Kurup
1960
Sundarikalum Sundaranmarum (Novel)
‘Uroob’ (P. C. Kuttikrishnan)
1958
Kazhinja Kaalam (Autobiography)
K.P. Kesava Menon
1957
Chemmeen (Novel)
Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
1956
Paniniya Pradyotam (Commentary)
*I.C. Chacko
1955
Bhasha Sahitya Charitram (History of Literature)
R. Narayana Panikkar

(Awards in 1959, 1961, 1962 and 1968)

 

MANIPURI (Since 1973)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Chahee Taret Khuntakpa (Play)
Rajen Toijamba
2016
Cheptharaba Eshingpun (Short Stories)
Moirangthem Rajen
2015
Ahingna Yekshilliba Mang (Poetry)
Kshetri Rajen
2014
Khung-Gang Amasung Refugee (Poetry)
Naorem Bidyasagar Singh
2013
Chinglon Amadagi Amada (Travelogue)
Makhonmani Mongsaba
2012
Mathou Kanba DNA (Novel)
Jodha C Sanasam
2011
Nangbu Ngaibada (Novel)
Kshetri Bira
2010
Leikangla (Novel)
M. Borkanya
2009
Khungangi Chithi (Poetry)
Raghu Leishangthem
2008
Edu Ntngthou (Poetry)
A.O. Memchoubi
2007
Imasi Nurabee (Novel)
B.M. Maisnamba
2006
Nungshibi Greece (Travelogue)
Saratchand Thiyam
2005
Pangal Shonbi Eishe Adomgini (Short stories)
M. Nabakishore Singh
2004
Lanthengnariba Lanmee (Poetry)
Birendrajit Naorem
2003
Leiyee Khara Punsi Khara (Short stories)
Sudhir Naoroibam
2002
Mei Mamgera Budhi Mamgera (Poems)
Rajkumar Bhubonsana
2001
Khongji Makhol (Short stories)
Ningombam Sunita
2000
Eemagi Phanek Machet (Short stories)
Laitonjam Premchand Singh
1999
Hi Nangbu Hondeda (Poetry)
Sagolsem Lanchenba Meetei
1998
Nongdi Tarak-Khidare (Short stories)
Keisham Priyokumar
1997
Bhut Amasung Maikhum (Poetry)
Thangjam Ibopishak Singh
1996
Praloigi Meiriraktagi (Poetry)
R.K. Madhubir
1995
Leipkalei (Play)
Arambam Somorendra Singh
1994
Mayai Karaba Shamu (Short stories)
Rajkumar Mani Singh
1993
Punshigi Marudyan (Novel)
Arambam Biren Singh
1992
Tharoshangbi (Novel)
A. Chitreshwar Sharma
1991
Numitti Asum Thengjillakali (Short stories)
Yumlemban Ibomcha Singh
1990
Mapal Naidabasida Ei (Poetry)
Nongthombam Biren Singh
1989
Tatkhrabha Punshi Leipul (Short stories)
Nilabir Sharma Shastri
1988
Mamangthong Lollabadi Maninghthongda Lakaudana (Short stories)
E. Sonamani Singh
1987
Tirtha Yatra (Poetry)
E. Nilakanta Singh
1986
Mangi Isei (Short stories)
Khumanthem Prakash Singh
1985
Vir Tikendrajit Road (Novel)
H. Guno Singh
1984
Chekla Paikhrabada (Short stories)
Lamabam Viramani Singh
1983
Karnagi Mama Amasung Karnagi Aroiba Yahip (Play)
N. Ibobi Singh
1982
Pistal Ama Kundallei Ama (Short stories)
E. Dinamani Singh
1981
Kalenthagi Leipaklei (Short stories)
E. Rajanikanta Singh
1979
Boro Saheb Ongbi Sanatombi (Novel)
M.K. Binodini Devi
1978
Ngabongkhao (Drama)
G.C. Tongbra
1977
Aseibagi Nitaipod (Poetry)
A. Minaketan Singh
1976
Mamang Leikai Thambal Shatley (Poetry)
L. Samarendra Singh
1974
Ilisa Amagi Mahao (Short stories)
N. Kunjamohan Singh
1973
Imphal Amasung Magi Nungshiki Phibam Ishing (Novel)
Pacha Meitai

(No Awards in 1975 and 1980)

 

MARATHI

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Bolave Te Amhi (Poetry)
Shrikant Deshmukh
2016
Aalok (Short Stories)
Asaram Lomate
2015
Chalat-Chitravyooh (Memoirs)
Arun Khopkar
2014
Chaar Nagarantale Maaze Viswa (Autobiography)
Jayant Vishnu Naralikar
2013
Vachanaryachi Rojanishee (Essays)
Satish Kalasekar
2012
Phoenixchya Rakhetun Uthala Mor (Short Stories)
Jayant Pawar
2011
Varyane Halate Raan (Essays)
Grace (Manik Godghate)
2010
Rujuvat-Asvad : Samiksha : Mimamsa (Criticism)
Ashok R. Kelkar
2009
Chitralipi (Poetry)
Vasant Abaji Dahake
2008
Utsukatene Mee Zopalo (Novel)
Shyam Manohar
2007
Maharshi Vitthal Ramaji Shinde: Jeevan Va Karya (Biography)
G.M. Pawar
2006
Bhoomi (Novel)
Asha Bage
2005
Bhijaki Vahi (Poetry)
*Arun Kolatkar
2004
Baromas (Novel)
Sadanand Deshmukh
2003
Dangora : Eka Nagaricha (Novel)
T.V. Saradeshmukh
2002
Yugant (Play)
Mahesh Elkunchwar
2001
Tanakat (Novel)
Rajan Gavas
2000
Panzad (Poetry)
Namdeo Dhondo Mahanor
1999
Tamrapat (Novel)
Ranganath Pathare
1998
Tukaram Darshan (Criticism)
Sadanand Shridhar More
1997
Dnyaneshwaritil Laukik Srishti (Criticism)
Madhukar Vasudev Dhond
1996
Eka Mungiche Mahabharat (Autobiography)
Gangadhar Gadgil
1995
Raghavavel (Novel)
Namdeo Kamble
1994
Ekun Kavita-I (Poetry)
Dilip Chitre
1993
Mardhekaranchi Kavita: Swarup ani Sandarbha (Literary criticism)
Vijaya Rajadhyaksha
1992
Jhada Jhadti (Novel)
Vishwas Patil
1991
Teeka Svayamvara (Criticism)
Bhalchandra Nemade
1990
Zombi (Autobiographical Novel)
Anand Ratan Yadav
1989
Haravlele Diwas (Autobiography)
*Prabhakar Waman Urdhwareshe
1988
Uchalya (Autobiography)
Laxman Gaikwad
1987
Shri Vithal: Ek Mahasamanvaya (Literary criticism)
R.C. Dhere
1986
Khoon Gathee (Poetry)
N.G. Deshpande
1985
Ek Zad Ani Don Pakshi (Autobiography)
Vishram Bedekar
1984
Garbharesheem (Poetry)
Indira Sant
1983
Sattantar (Novel)
Vyankatesh Madgulkar
1982
Saundaryanubhav (Literary criticism)
Prabhakar Padhye
1981
Upara (Autobiography)
Laxman Mane
1980
Salam (Poetry)
Mangesh K. Padgaonkar
1979
Srishti, Saundarya ani Sahityamulya (Literary criticism)
Saratchandra Muktibodh
1978
Nakshtranche Dene (Poetry)
*C.T. Khanolkar (Arati Prabhu)
1977
Dashpadi (Poetry)
A.R. Deshpande ‘Anil’
1976
Smaran Gatha (Autobiographical Novel)
G.N. Dandekar
1975
Soundarya Mimansa (Aesthetics)
R.B. Patankar
1974
Natasamrat (Play)
*V.V. Shirwadkar
1973
Kajalmaya (Short Stories)
*G.A. Kulkarni
1972
Jevha Manus Jaga Hoto (Autobiography)
Godavari Parulekar
1971
Pais (Essays)
Durga Bhagwat
1970
Adarsha Bharat-Sevaka (Biography)
N.R. Phatak
1969
Natyacharya Deval (Biography)
S.N. Banhatti
1968
Yugant (Interpretation of the Mahabharata)
Iravati Karve
1967
Bhasha: Itihas ani Bhoogol (Linguistic study)
N.G. Kalelkar
1966
Sri Shiv Chhatrapati (Historical research)
*T.S. Shejwalkar
1965
Vyakti ani Valli (Sketches)
P.L. Deshpande
1964
Swami (Novel)
Ranjit Desai
1963
Ratha-Chakra (Novel)
Na. Pendse
1962
Anamikachi Chintanika (Philosophical reflections)
P.Y. Deshpande
1961
Dr. Ketkar (Biography)
D.N. Gokhale
1960
Yayati (Novel)
V.S. Khandekar
1959
Bharadya Sahityasastra (A treatise on poetics)
G.T. Deshpande
1958
Bahurupee (Autobiography)
Chintaman Ganesh Kolhatkar
1956
Saundarya ani Sahitya (A study of Aesthetics)
*B.S. Mardhekar
1955
Vaidik Samskriticha Vikas (Cultural history)
Tarkateertha Shastri Laxman Joshi

(No Award in 1957)

 

NEPALI (Since 1977)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Kriti Vimarsha (Literary Criticism)
Bina Hangkhim
2016
Janmabhumi Mero Swadesh (Novel)
Gita Upadhyay
2015
Samayaka Prativimbaharu (Short Stories)
Gupta Pradhan
2014
Satta Grahan (Short Stories)
Nanda Hankhim
2013
Manka Lahar Ra Raharharu (Travelogue)
Man Bahadur Pradhan
2012
Ekantavas (Short Stories)
Uday Thulung
2010
Akashlay Pani Thawan Khoji Rahechha (Poetry)
*Gopi Narayan Pradhan
2009
Gairi Gaon Ki Chameli (Short Stories)
Samiran Chhetri ‘Priyadarshi’
2008
Kehi Namileka Rekhaharu (Short Stories)
Haiman Das Rai ‘Kiraf ’
2007
Curfew (Play)
Lakshman Srimal
2006
Droha (Novel)
Bhim Dahal
2005
Jeevan GoretoMa (Novel)
Krishna Singh Moktan
2004
Shanti Shandeha (Poetry)
Jos Yonjan ‘Pyasi’
2003
Athah (Novel)
Bindya Subha
2002
Udasin Rukhharu (Novel)
Prem Pradhan
2001
Aahat Anubhuti (Short stories)
Lakhi Devi Sundas
2000
Nisansmaran (Essays)
Ramlal Adhikari
1999
Bishaun Shatabdi Ki Monalisa (Short stories)
Bikram Bir Thapa
1998
Adim Busty (Poetry)
Man Prasad Subba
1997
Veer Jatiko Amar Kahani (Biographical Essays)
Mani Prasad Rai
1996
Nihsabda (Poetry)
MohanThakuri
1995
Dr. Parasmani Ko Jiwan Yatra (Biography)
Nagendramani Pradhan
1994
Paryavekshan (Essays)
Jiwan Namdung
1993
Mrigatrishna (Short stories)
Sanu Lama
1992
Indra Dhanush (Essays)
R.P. Lama
1991
Hypocret Champ-Gurans Ra Anya Kavita (Poetry)
Girmee Sherpa
1990
Aama (Poetry)
Tulsiram Sharma ‘Kashyap’
1989
Karna-Kunti (Epic)
Tulsi Bahadur Chhetri
1988
Usha Manjari (Poetry)
Pushpalal Upadhyaya
1987
Brahmaputraka Chheu-Chhau (Novel)
Lil Bahadur Chetri
1986
Chakrabyuha (Short stories)
Sharad Chhetri
1985
Nilkanth (Novel)
Matsyendra Pradhan
1984
Samaj Darpan (Epic)
Ramchandra Giri
1983
Niyati (Novel)
Indra Sundas
1982
Binsiyako Sanskriti (Essays)
M.M. Gurung
1981
Naya Kshitij Ko Khoj (Novel)
Asit Rai
1980
Sunakhari (Novel)
Okima Gwyn
1979
Maulo (Essays)
Guman Singh Chamling
1978
Khaharey (Short stories)
Shiva Kumar Rai
1977
Nepali Upanyas Ka Adharharu (Literary criticism)
Indra Bahadur Rai

(No Awards in 2011)

 

ODIA

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Etavatira Shilpi (Short Stories)
Gayatri Saraf
2016
Prapti (Short Stories)
Paramita Satpathy
2015
Mahishasurara Muhan (Short Stories)
Bibhuti Pattanaik
2014
Bipula Diganta (Poetry)
Gopalkrushna Rath
2013
Banaprastha (Play)
Bijoy Misra
2012
Kanta 0' Anyanya Galpa (Short Stories)
Gourahari Das
2011
Achihna Basabhumi (Novel)
Kalpanakumari Devi
2010
Jibanara Chalapathe (Autobiography)
Pathani Pattnaik
2009
Mruqaya (Poetry)
Phani Mohanty
2008
Asaranti Anasara (Poetry)
Pramod Kumar Mohanty
2007
Sukha Sanhita (Poetry)
Dipak Mishra
2006
Swarodaya (Poetry)
Bansidhar Sarangi
2005
Gopapura (Short Stories)
Ramachandra Behera
2004
Bharatiya Sanskruti O Bhagwadgita (Essays)
Prafulla Kumar Mohanty
2003
Suryasnata (Criticism)
Jatindra Mohan Mohanty
2002
Gandhi Manisha (Biography)
Sarat Kumar Mohanty
2001
Tanmaya Dhuli (Poetry)
Pratibha Satpathy
2000
Ullanghan (Short Stories)
Pratibha Ray
1999
Garbhagriha (Poetry)
Haraprasad Das
1998
Biswaku Gabakhya (Criticism)
Chitta Ranjan Das
1997
Sabutharu Dirgharati (Short stories)
Chandrasekhar Rath
1996
Mo Jeevana Sangrama (Autobiography)
Satyanarayan Rajaguru
1995
Kavyasilpi Gangadhara (Criticism)
Govind Chandra Udgata
1994
Jagata Darshanare Jagannatha (Cultural Study)
Guru Charan Patnaik
1993
Chalanti Thakura (Short stories)
Santanu Kumar Acharya
1992
Bichitra Barna (Short Stories)
*Rabi Pattnayak
1991
Ahnika (Poetry)
Jagannath Prasad Das
1990
Pata Dei (Short Stories)
Binapani Mohanty
1989
Nai Aarapari (Poetry)
Bhanuji Rao
1988
Akash Pan Nibida (Poetry)
Sourindra Barik
1987
Gharadiha (Novel)
Nityananda Mahapatra
1986
Dwa Suparna (Poetry)
Soubhagya Kumar Misra
1985
Saila Kalpa (Poetry)
Rajendra K. Panda
1984
Abhisapta Gandharba (Short stories)
Mohapatra Nilamani Sahoo
1983
Gan Majlis (Vol. Ill) (Essays)
Harekrushna Mehtab
1982
Hasyarasar Natak (One-act Plays)
Gopal Chhotrai
1981
O Andhagali (Short Stories)
Akhilmohan Patnaik
1980
Abantar (Poetry)
Ananta Patnaik
1979
Mo Kahani (Autobiography)
Kunjabihari Das
1978
Saptama Ritu (Poetry)
Ramakanta Rath
1977
Kumbhara Chaka (Autobiography)
Kali Charan Patnaik
1976
Thakura Ghara (Short Stories)
Kishori Charan Das
1975
Surya O Andhakar (Poetry)
Radha Mohan Gadanayak
1974
Sabdar Akash (Poetry)
Sitakant Mahapatra
1973
Samudra Snana (Poetry)
G.P. Mohanty
1972
Manojdasank Katha O Kahini (Short Stories)
Manoj Das
1971
Aranya Fasal (Play)
Manoranjan Das
1970
Sarisrupa (Poetry)
Binod Chandra Nayak
1969
Nila Saila (Novel)
Surendra Mohanty
1967
Odiya Sahityara Itihas (History of Literature)
Suryanarayan Das
1966
Banka O Sidha (Poetry)
*Godavarish Mahapatra
1965
Uttarayana (Poetry)
Baikunthanath Patnaik
1964
Atmajibani (Autobiography)
Nilakantha Das
1963
Kabka-1962 (Poetry)
Satchidananda Raut Roy
1961
Ardhasatabdir Odisa O Tanhire Mo Sthan (Autobiography)
*Godavaris Mishra
1958
Ka (Novel)
Kanhucharan Mohanty
1955
Amrutara Santan (Novel)
Gopinath Mohanty

(No Awards in 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1962 and 1968)

 

PUNJABI

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Slow Down (Novel)
Nachhattar
2016
Masia Di Raat (Play)
Swarajbir
2015
Maat Lok (Novel)
Jaswinder Singh
2014
Agarbatti (Poetry)
Jaswinder
2013
Nirvaan (Novel)
Manmohan
2012
Maha Kambani (Poetry)
Darshan Buttar
2011
Dhaawaan Dilli De Kingrey (Novel)
Baldev Singh
2010
Kaal Pehar Gharian (Poetry)
Vanita
2009
Tatti Tavi Da Sach (Play)
Atamjit
2008
Sudhar Ghar (Novel)
Mitter Sain Meet
2007
Kamandal (Poetry)
Jaswant Deed
2006
Ishk Baj Namaz Da Haz Nahi (Plays)
Ajmer Singh Aulakh
2005
Agni-Kalas (Short Stories)
Gurbachan Singh Bhullar
2004
Kavita Di Bhumika (Criticism)
Sutinder Singh Noor
2003
Bhagat Singh Shahid : Natak Tikri (Play)
Charan Dass Sidhu
2002
Pulaan Ton Paar (Poems)
Harbhajan Singh Halwarvi
2001
Shabdant (Poetry)
Dev
2000
Chauthi Koot (Short Stories)
Waryam Singh Sandhu
1999
Gawache Arth (Novel)
Niranjan Singh Tasneem
1998
Moon Di Akh (Short Stories)
Mahan Bhandari
1997
Taushali Di Hanso (Novel)
Jaswant Singh Kanwal
1996
Pakhi (Short Stories)
Santosh Singh Dhir
1995
Jugnoo Deeva Te Darya (Poetry)
Jagtar
1994
Nawen Yug De Waris (Short Stories)
Mohinder Singh Sarna
1993
Haneray Vich Sulgadi Varnmala (Poetry)
Surjit Patar
1992
Kujh Ankeha Vi (Short Stories)
Prem Prakash
1991
Jhanan Di Rat (Poetry)
Harinder Singh Mehboob
1990
Uninda Wartman (Poetry)
Manjit Tiwana
1989
Kahikashan (Poetry)
Tara Singh Kamil
1988
Galiey Chikar Duri Ghar (Autobiography)
S.S. Wanjara Bedi
1987
Kothe Kharak Singh (Novel)
Ram Sarup Anakhi
1986
Shahar Te Gran (Short Stories)
S. Sujan Singh
1985
Khana Badosh (Autobiography)
Ajeet Cour
1984
Pagal Lok (Play)
Kapur Singh Ghuman
1983
Anik Bishthar (Poetry)
Pritam Singh Safeer
1982
Amar Katha (Short Stories)
Gulzar Singh Sandhu
1981
Garaj Ton Footpath Teek (Poetry)
V.N. Tiwari
1980
Suraj Te Kehkashan (Poetry)
Sukhpal Vir Singh ‘Hasrat’
1979
Karuna Di Chho Ton Magron (Poetry)
Jaswant Singh Neki
1978
Urvar Par (Short Stories)
*Gurmukh Singh Musafir
1977
Kach De Vastar (Poetry)
Sohan Singh Misha
1976
Ba Mulahaza Hoshiar (Novel)
Narenderpal Singh
1975
Adh Chanani Raat (Novel)
Gurdial Singh
1974
Jug Badal Gaya (Novel)
Sohan Singh Seetal
1973
Kal, Aj Te Balak (Play)
Harcharan Singh
1972
Mittar Pyara (Play)
Sant Singh Sekhon
1971
Eho Hamara Jiwana (Novel)
Dalip Kaur Tiwana
1969
Na Dhuppe Na Chaanve (Poetry)
Harbhajan Singh
1968
Naven Lok (Short Stories)
Kulwant Singh Virk
1967
Loona (Verse-Play)
Shiv Kumar
1965
Ik Chhit Chanan Di (Short Stories)
Kartar Singh Duggal
1964
Pabbi (Poetry)
Prabhjot Kaur
1962
Rangmanch (History and Development of Indian Theatre)
Balwant Gargi
1961
Ik Miyan Do Talwaran (Novel)
Nanak Singh
1959
Wadda Vela (Poetry)
Mohan Singh
1956
Sunehure (Poetry)
Amrita Pritam
1955
Mere Sainya Jio (Poetry)
Bhai Vir Singh

(No Awards in 1957, 1958, 1960, 1963, 1966 and 1970)

 

RAJASTHANI (Since 1974)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Bina Hasal Pai (Criticism)
Neeraj Daiya
2016
Murdjat Ar Dujee Kahaniyan (Short Stories)
Bulaki Sharma
2015
Gawaad (Novel)
Madhu Acharya 'Ashawadi'
2014
Sundar Nain Sudha (Short Stories)
Rampal Singh Rajpurohit
2013
Aanthyoi Nahi Din Hal (Poetry)
Ambika Dutt
2012
Aankh Hinye Ra Hariyal Sapana (Poetry)
Aaidan Singh Bhati
2011
Joon-Jatra (Novel)
Atul Kanakk
2010
Meeran (Poetry)
Manqat Badal
2009
Mai Eida Poot Jan (Short Stories)
Ratan Jangid
2008
Paqarva (Short Stories)
Dinesh Panchal
2007
Aalochana Ree Aankh Sun (Criticism)
Kundan Mali
2006
Poornamidam (Plays)
Laxmi Narayan Ranga
2005
Kisturi Mirag (Short Stories)
Chetan Swami
2004
Samhi Khulto Marag (Novel)
Nand Bhardwaj
2003
Simaran (Poetry)
Santosh Mayamohan
2002
Jiv Ri Jaat (Short Stories)
Bharat Ola
2001
Gharano (Novel)
Abdul Vaheed ‘Kamal’
2000
Kankoo Kabandh (Play)
Jaya Prakash Pandya ‘Jyotipunj’
1999
Seer Ro Ghar (Poetry)
Vasu Acharya
1998
Ud Ja Re Sua (Novel)
Shanti Bharadwaj ‘Rakesh’
1997
Utaryo Hal Abho (Poetry)
Malchand Tiwari
1996
Olun Ri Akhiyatan (Memoirs)
Nem Narayan Joshi
1995
Kookh Padyai Ree Peed (Poetry)
Kishore Kalpanakant
1994
Mati Ri Mahak (Short Stories)
Karnidan Barhath
1993
Adhura Supna (Short Stories)
Nrisingh Rajpurohit
1992
Dharam Judh (Plays)
Arjun Deo Charan
1991
Mhari Kavitavan (Poetry)
Premji Prem
1990
Uchhalo (Poetry)
Rewatdan Charan ‘Kalpit’
1989
Jamaro (Short Stories)
Yadavendra Sharma ‘Chandra’
1988
Anahad Naad (Poetry)
Bhagwati Lal Vyas
1987
Saglonri Peeda Swatmegh (Poetry)
Nain Mal Jain
1986
Dwarka (Poetry)
Mahavir Prasad Joshi
1985
Ek Duniya Mhari (Short Stories)
Sanwar Daiya
1984
Maru-Mangal (Poetry)
Sumer Singh Sekhawat
1983
Ga-Geet (Poetry)
Mohan Alok
1982
Chasmadith Gawah (Short Stories)
Moolchand ‘Pranesh’
1981
Barsan Ra Degoda Dungar Langhiyan (Poetry)
Narayan Singh Bhati
1980
Mharo Gaon (Poetry)
Rameshwar Dayal Shrimali
1979
Paagi (Poetry)
Chandra Prakash Deval
1978
Mevai Ra Runkh (Novel)
Anna Ram ‘Sudama’
1977
Bol Bharamli (Poetry)
Satya Prakash Joshi
1976
Leeltans (Poetry)
Kanhaiyalal Sethia
1975
Pagfero (Poetry)
Mani Madhukar
1974
Batan Ri Phulwari Vol. X (Folk-tales)
Vijay Dan Detha

 

SANSKRIT

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Gangaputravadanam (Poetry)
Niranjan Mishra
2016
Kavyanirjhari (Poetry)
Sitanath Acharya
2015
Vanadevi (Epic)
Ram Shankar Awasthi
2013
Chaladuravani (Poetry)
Radhakant Thakur
2012
Laghupadhyaprhbandhatrayi (Poetry)
Ramji Thakur
2011
Bharatayanam (Poetry)
Harekrishna Satapathy
2010
Bharqviyam (Poetry)
Mithila Prasad Tripathi
2009
Anabheepsitam (Short Stories)
Prashasya Mitra Shastri
2008
Rasapriya-Vibhavanam (Poetry)
Om Prakash Pandey
2007
Chet Re Cikayena (Play)
Kherwal Saren
2006
Tava Sparshe Sparshe (Poetry)
Harshdev Madhav
2005
Sri Bhargava Raghaviyam (Epic)
Swami Rambhadracharya
2004
Akhyanavallari (Fiction)
Kala Nath Shastri
2003
Nirjharini (Poetry)
Bhaskaracharya Tripathi
2002
Harsacarita-Manjari (Poetry)
Kashinath Mishra
2001
Ko Vai Rasah (Essays)
P. Sri. Ramachandrudu
2000
Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Vijayam (Poetry)
S. Srinivasa Sarma
1999
Tadeva Gaganam Saivadhara (Poetry)
Shriniwas Rath
1998
Pratanini (Poetry)
Bachchoolal Awasthi
1997
Triveni (Poetry)
Shyam Dev Parashar
1996
Isha (Poetry)
Keshab Chandra Dash
1995
Sri Radha Panchashati (Poetry)
Rasik Vihari Joshi
1994
Sandhanam (Poetry)
Radhavallabh Tripathi
1993
Jayantika (Prose Romance)
Jaggu Vakula Bhushana
1992
Bhishma Charitam (Epic)
Hari Narayan Dikshit
1991
Svatantrya Sambhavam (Poetry)
Rewa Prasad Dwivedi
1990
Srimat-Pratapa-Ranayanam Mahakavyam (Poetry)
Ogeti Parikshit Sharma
1989
Sandhya (Poetry)
Ram Karan Sharma
1988
Ikshugandha (Short Stories)
Rajendra Mishra
1987
Avinasi (Novel)
Biswanarayan Shastri
1986
Sri Radhacarita Mahakavyam (Epic)
Kalika Prasad Shukla
1985
Vindhyavasini Vijaya Mahakavyam (Epic)
Vasant Trimbak Shevde
1984
Sindhu-Kanya (Historical Novel)
Shrinath S. Hasurkar
1983
Shri Sambulingeswar Vijaya Campu (Biography)
Pandharinathacharya Galgali
1982
Visvabhanu (Epic)
P.K. Narayana Pillai
1981
Kapishayani (Poetry)
Jagannath Pathak
1980
Krishtubhagavatam (Epic)
P.C. Devassia
1979
Keralodayah (Epic)
K.N. Ezhuthachan
1977
Buddhavijayakavyam (Poetry)
Shanti Bhikshu Shastri
1974
Shrishivarajyodayam (Epic Poem)
S.B. Varnekar
1973
Sritilakayasornavah (Epic)
*M.S. Aney
1970
Shabdatarangini (Treatise on Verbal Cognition)
V. Subramanya Sastri
1968
Srigurugovindasimhacharitam (Poetry)
Satyavrat Shastri
1967
Chitrakavya Kautukam (Poetry)
Ramaroop Pathak
1966
Bhoja’s Sringara Prakasa (Aesthetics)
V. Raghavan
1964
Tantrik Vanmaya men Shaktadrishti (Treatise in Hindi)
Mm. Gopinath Kaviraj
1963
A History of Dvait School of Vedanta and its Literature (Research)
B.N. Krishnamurti Sharma
1961
Vaidik Vijnan aur Bharatiya Sanskriri (A study in Hindi) (Research)
Giridhar Sharma Chaturvedi
1956
History of Dharma Sastra Vol. IV (Research)
P.V. Kane

(No Awards in 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1971,
1972, 1975, 1976, 1978 and 2014)

 

SANTHALI (Since 2005)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Tahena.n Tangi re (Poetry)
Bhujanga Tudu
2016
Nalha (Poetry)
Gobinda Chandra Majhi
2015
Parsi Khatir (Play)
Rabilal Tudu
2014
Mala Mudam (Play)
Jamadar Kisku
2013
Chanda Bonga (Poetry)
Arjun Charan Hembram
2012
Banchaw Akan Goj Hor (Short Stories)
Gangadhar Hansda
2011
Banchao Larhai (Poetry)
Aditya Kumar Mandi
2010
Rahi Ranwak’ Kana (Play)
Bhoqla Soren
2009
Say Sahed (Poetry)
Damayanti Beshra
2008
Manmi (Short Stories)
Badal Hembram
2007
Chet Re Cikayana (Play)
Kherwal Saren
2006
Guru Gomke Pondet Raghunath Murmu (Biography)
Ram Chandra Murmu
2005
Bhabna (Poetry)
Jadumani Besra

 

SINDHI (Since 1959)

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Aachhende Laja Maraan (Essays)
Jagdish Lachhani
2016
Akhar Katha (Poetry)
Nand Javeri
2015
Mahengi Murk (Short Stories)
Maya Rahi
2014
Sija Agyaan Buku (Poetry)
Gope Kamal
2013
Mansh-Nagari (Poetry)
Namdev Tarachandani
2012
Miteea Khaan Miteea Taaeen (Short Stories)
Indra Vaswani
2011
...Ta Khawaban Jo Chha Thindo (Plays)
Mohan Geham
2010
Ajan Yaad Aahe (Poetry)
Laxman Dubey
2009
Rishtan Jee Siyasat (Short Stories)
Anand Khemani
2008
Sirjan Jo Sankat Ain Sindhi Kahani (Criticism)
Hiro Shewkani
2007
Vijoon Vasan Aayoon (Plays)
Vasudev ‘Nirmal’
2006
Dharti-A-Jo-Sad (Plays)
Kirat Babani
2005
Andhero Roshan Thiye (Poetry)
Dholan ‘Rahi’
2004
Kavita Khan Kavita Tain (Criticism)
Satish Rohra
2003
Tahqiq Ain Tanqeed (Essays)
Hiro Thakur
2002
Udamandarh Arman (Short Stories)
Hari Himthani
2001
Bhagat (Poetry)
Prem Prakash
2000
Taka Tora (Criticism)
Param A. Abichandani
1999
Barf Jo Thahiyal (Poetry)
Vasdev Mohi
1998
Zaizalo (Plays)
Shyam Jaisinghani
1997
Tandana (Andheri Raat Mein) (Poetry)
Ishwar Anchal
1996
Gufa Je Hun Paar (Short Stories)
Lakhmi Khilani
1995
Ajho (Novel)
Hari Motwani
1994
Aarsi-A-Aado (Novel)
Kala Prakash
1993
Hathayogi (Novel)
Tara Mirchandani
1991
Soche Joon Sooratoon (Poetry)
Harikant Jethwani
1990
Shishe-Ja-Ghar (Poetry)
Goverdhan Mahboobani
1989
Bahi Ja Warisa (Poetry)
M. Kamal
1988
Se Sab Sandhyam Saah Sen (Travelogue)
Moti Prakash
1987
Chaliha-Chorasi (Literary Criticism)
Harish Vaswani
1986
Vichoro (Short Stories)
Sundri A. Uttamchandani
1985
Mero Sij (Poetry)
Arjan ‘Hasid’
1984
Uha Shaam (Short Stories)
Mohan Kalpana
1983
Andho Doonhon (Poetry)
Arjan Mirchandani ‘Shad’
1982
Munhinji Hayati-a-Ja Sona Ropa Warq (Autobiography)
Popati R. Hiranandani
1981
Surkh Gulaab-Suraha Khwaab (Poetry)
Prabhu ‘Wafa’
1980
Yad Hika Pyar Ji (Novel)
Krishin Khatwani
1979
Pal Pal Jo Parlao (Poetry)
Hari Daryani ‘Dilgir’
1978
Cheekh (Poetry)
H.I. Sadarangani
1976
Jee-a-Jharoko (Poetry)
Laxman Bhatia ‘Komal’
1974
Hunaje Atam Jo Maut (Novel)
Lal Pushp
1973
Pyar Ji Pyas (Novel)
Gobind Malhi
1972
Aparajita (Short Stories)
Guno Samtaney
1971
Kumach (Poetry)
Krishin Rahi
1970
Wari-a-Bharyo Palaand (Poetry)
Narayan ‘Shyam’
1969
Sindhi Nasr Ji Tarikh (History of Sindhi Prose)
M.U. Malkani
1968
Shah Jo Rasalo (Mujamil) (Evaluation)
Kalyan B. Advani
1966
Surahi (Poetry)
Lekhraj Kishinchand ‘Aziz’
1964
Anokha Azmooda (Reminiscences)
Ram Panjwani
1959
Kanwar (Biography)
Tirth Basant

(No Awards in I960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1975, 1977 and 1992)

 

TAMIL

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Kaandhal Naatkal (Poetry)
(Late) Inqulab
2016
Oru Siru Isai (Short Stories)
Vannadhasan
2015
Ilakkiya Suvadugal (Essays)
A. Madhavan
2014
Agngnaadi (Novel)
Poomani
2013
Korkai (Novel)
R.N. Joe D’ Cruz
2012
Thol (Novel)
D. Selvaraj
2011
Kaval Kottam (Novel)
S. Venkatesan
2010
Soodiya Poo Soodarka (Short Stories)
Nanjil Nadan
2009
Kaiyappam (Poetry)
Puviyarasu
2008
Minsarapoo (Short Stories)
Melanmai Ponnusamy
2007
Ilai Uthir Kaalam (Novel)
Neela Padmanabhan
2006
Akayathukku Aduthaveedu (Poetry)
Mu Metha
2005
Kalmaram (Novel)
G. Thilakavathi
2004
Vanakkam Valluva (Poetry)
Tamilanban
2003
Kallikattu Ithikasam (Novel)
R. Vairamuthu
2002
Oru Giraamattu Nadi (Poems)
Sirpi Balasubramaniam
2001
Sutanthira Daagam (Novel)
*C.S. Chellappa
2000
Vimarsanangal Mathi Puraikal Pettikal (3 Parts) (Criticism)
Thi.Ka. Sivasankaran
1999
Aalapanai (Poetry)
S. Abdul Rahman
1998
Visaranai Commission (Novel)
Sa. Kandasamy
1997
Chaivu Narkali (Novel)
Thoppil Mohamed Miran
1996
Appavin Snehidar (Short Stories)
Ashokamitran
1995
Vaanam Vasappadum (Novel)
Prapanchan
1994
Pudhiya Dharisanangal (Novel)
Ponneelan (Kandeswara Bhaktavalsalan)
1993
Kathukal (Novel)
M.V. Venkataram
1992
Kutralakurinji (Historic Novel)
Kove. Manisekaran
1991
Gopallapurarthu Makkal (Novel)
Ki. Rajanarayanan
1990
Veril Pazhutha Pala (Novel)
Su. Samuthiram
1989
Chintanadi (Autobiographical Essays)
L.S. Ramamirtham
1988
Vazhum Valluvam (Literary Criticism)
V.C. Kulandaiswamy
1987
Mudalil Iravu Varum (Short Stories)
*Aadhavan Sundaram
1986
Ilakkiyathukku Oru lyakkam (Literary Criticism)
Ka. Naa. Subramanyam
1985
Kamban: Putiya Parvai (Literary Criticism)
A.S. Gnanasambandan
1984
Oru Kaveriyai Pola (Novel)
Thirupurasundari ‘Lakshmi’
1983
Bharathi: Kalamum Karuthum (Literary Criticism)
T.M.C. Raghunathan
1982
Manikkodikalam (Literary History)
B.S. Ramaiya
1981
Puthiya Urai Nadai (Literary Criticism)
M. Ramalingam
1980
Cheraman Kadali (Novel)
Kannadasan
1979
Sakthi-Vaithiyam (Short Stories)
T. Janakiraman
1978
Pudukavkhaiyin Thottramum Valarchiyum (Literary Criticism)
Vallikannan
1977
Kuruthi-P-Punal (Novel)
Indira Parthasarathi
1975
Tharkkala Tamizh Illakkiyam (Literary Criticism)
R. Dhandayudham
1974
Thirukkural Nedhi Illakkiyam (Literary Criticism)
K.D. Thirunavukkarasu
1973
Verukku Neer (Novel)
Rajam Krishnan
1972
Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal (Novel)
D. Jayakanthan
1971
Samudaya Veedhi (Novel)
Naa. Parthasarathy
1970
Anbalippu (Short Stories)
*G. Alagirisami
1969
Pisirantaiyar (Play)
*Bharatidasan
1968
Vellai Paravai (Poetry)
A. Srinivasa Raghavan
1967
Virar Ulagam (Literary Criticism)
K.V. Jagannathan
1966
Vallalar Kanda Orumaippadu (Biography)
M.P. Sivagnanam
1965
Sri Ramanujar (Biography)
P. Sri Acharya
1963
Vengaiyin Maindhan (Novel)
‘Akilon’ (P. V. Akilandam)
1962
Akkarai Cheemaiyil (Travelogue)
Somu (Mi. Pa. Somasundaram)
1961
Agal Vilakku (Novel)
Mu. Varadarajan
1958
Chakravarti Tirumagan (Ramayana retold in Prose)
C. Rajagopalachari
1956
Alai Osai (Novel)
*R. Krishnamurti ‘Kaiki’
1955
Tamil Inbam (Essays)
R.P. Sethu Pillai

(No Awards in 1957, 1959, I960, 1964 and 1976)

 

TELUGU

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Gaali Rangu (Poetry)
Devipriya
2016
Rajanigandha (Poetry)
Papineni Sivasankar
2015
Vimuktha (Short Stories)
Volga
2014
Mana Navalalu-Mana Kathanikalu (Literary Criticism)
Rachapalem Chandrashekara Reddy
2013
Sahityaakashmlo Sagam (Essays)
Katyayani Vidmahe
2012
Peddibhotla Subbaramaiah Kathalu - Vol-1 (Short Stories)
Peddibhotla Subbaramaiah
2011
Swaralayalu (Essays)
*Samala Sadasiva
2010
Kaluthunna Poolathota (Novel)
Syed Saleem
2009
Draupadi (Novel)
Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad
2008
Purushothamudu (Novel)
Chitiprolu Krishna Murthy
2007
Satapatramu (Autobiography)
(late) Gadiyaram Ramakrishna Sarma
2006
Astivanadam Aavali Teerana (Short Stories)
Munipalle B. Raju
2005
Tana Margam (Short Stories)
Abburi Chayadevi
2004
Kalarekhalu (Novel)
Naveen
2003
Sri Krishna Chandrodayamu (Poetry)
Utpala Satyanarayanacharya
2002
Smrti Kinankam (Essays)
Chekuri Rama Rao
2001
Hampi Nunchi Harappa Daka (Autobiography)
*Tirumala Ramachandra
2000
Kalanni Nidra Ponivvanu (Poetry)
N. Gopi
1999
Katha Silpam (Essays)
Vallampati Venkata Subbaiah
1998
Balivada Kantha Rao Kathalu (Short Stories)
Balivada Kantha Rao
1997
Swapna Lipi (Poetry)
Ajanta (P.V. Shastri)
1996
Kethu Vishwanatha Reddy Kathalu (Short Stories)
Ketu Viswanatha Reddy
1995
Yajnam To Tommidi (Short Stories)
Kalipatnam Rama Rao
1994
Kala Rekha (Criticism)
Gunturu Seshendra Sharma
1993
Madhuranthakam Rajaram Kathalu (Short Stories)
Madhuranthakam Rajaram
1992
Hrudaya Netri (Novel)
Malati Chendur
1991
Itlu, Mee Vidheyudu (Short Stories)
Bhamidipati Ramagopalam
1990
Mohana-O-Mohana (Poetry)
K. Siva Reddy
1989
Mani Pravalamu (Essays)
S.V. Joga Rao
1988
Anuvaada Samasyalu (Criticism)
*Rachamallu Ramachandra Reddi
1987
Gurazada Gurupeetham (Essays)
Arudra
1986
Andhra Sahitya Vimarsa Angla Prabhavam (Literary Criticism)
G.S. Subrahmanyam
1985
Gaalivana (Short Stories)
*P. Padmaraju
1984
Aagama Geeti (Poetry)
*Aluri Bairagi
1983
Jeevana Samaram (Sketches)
R. Bharadwaja
1982
Swarna Kamalaalu (Short Stories)
I. Saraswati Devi
1981
Seeta Josyam (Play)
V.R. Narla
1979
Janapriya Ramayanam (Poetry)
P. Narayanacharya
1978
Collected Works of Krishna Sastri (6 Vols.) (Poetry and Plays)
D.V. Krishna Sastri
1977
Kundurti Kritulu (Poetry)
Kundurti Anjaneyulu
1975
Gudiselu Kalipotunnai (Poetry)
Boyi Bhimanna
1974
Thimiram Tho Samaram (Poetry)
Dasarathi
1973
Mantalu Manavudu (Poetry)
C. Narayana Reddy
1972
Sri Sri Sahityamu (Poetry)
‘Sri Sri’
1971
Vijayavilasamu: Hridayollasavyakhya (Commentary)
Thapi Dharma Rao
1970
Amrutham Kurisina Rathri (Poetry)
*D. Balagangadhar Tilak
1969
Mahatama Katha (Poetry)
Thummala Seetharamamurthy
1965
Misra Manjari (Poetry)
Rayaprolu Subbarao
1964
Kreestu Charitra (Poetry)
G. Joshua
1963
Panditha Parameshwara Sastry Veelunama (Novel)
T. Gopichand
1962
Viswanadha Madhyakkaralu (Poetry)
Vishwanadha Satyanarayana
1961
Andhra Vaggeyakara Charitramu (A History of Telugu Composers and Song Writers)
Balanthrapu Rajanikantha Rao
1960
Natyasastramu (A History of Bharata’s Natyasastra)
Ponangi Srirama Apparavu
1957
Sri Ramakrishnuni Jivita Charitra (Biography)
Chirantanananda Swami
1956
Bharariya Tatva Sastramu (Translation of Dr. Radhakrishnan’s History of Indian Philosophy)
Bulusu Venkateswaralu
1955
Andhrula Sanghike Charitamu (Social history)
*Suravaram Pratap Reddy

(No Awards in 1958, 1959, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1976 and 1980)

 

URDU

 

YEAR
BOOK
AUTHOR
2017
Dakhma (Short Stories)
Baig Ehsas
2016
Mabad-e-Jadidiat Se Naye Ahed Ki Takhliqiyat Tak (Criticism)
Nizam Siddiqui
2015
Tasawwuf Aur Bhakti (Tanqeedi Aur Taqabuli Mutalea) (Criticism)
Shamim Tariq
2014
Shahdaba (Poetry)
Munawwar Rana
2013
Lava (Poetry)
Javed Akhtar
2012
Ghurfa-i-Ghaib (Poetry)
Krishna Kumar Toor
2011
Aafaaq Ki Taraf (Poetry)
Khaleel Mamoon
2010
Gumshuda Dair Ki Gunjati Ghantiyan (Poetry)
Sheen Kaaf Nizam
2009
Ma-assirTanqidi Rawayye (Criticism)
Abul Kalam Qasmi
2008
Pencil Aur Doosn Nazmein (Poetry)
Jayant Parmar
2007
Tareekh-e-Adab-e-Urdu (Criticism)
Wahab Ashrafi
2006
Rasta Aur Main (Poetry)
Makhmoor Saeedi
2005
Ret Per Khema (Memoirs)
Jabir Husain
2004
Shikasta Buton Ke Darmiyan (Short Stories)
Salam Bin Razzak
2003
Badd-E-Saba Ka Intizar (Short Stories)
Syed Muhammad Ashraf
2002
Dhuan (Short Stories)
Gulzar
2001
Taoos Chaman Ki Maina (Short Stories)
Naiyer Masud
2000
Sookhi Tahni Par Hariyal (Poetry)
Mohd. Idrees Ambar Bahraichi
1999
Aas (Poetry)
Bashir Badr
1998
Khoya Hua Sa Kuchh (Poetry)
Nida Fazli
1997
Gian Singh Shatir (Novel)
Gian Singh Shatir
1996
Fire Area (Novel)
Ilyas Ahmad Gaddi
1995
Sakhtiyat, Pas-Sakhtiyat Aur Mashriqi Sheriyat (Literary Criticism)
Gopi Chand Narang
1994
Pichhle Mausam Ka Phool (Poetry)
Mazhar Imam
1993
Pakheru (Short Stories)
Ram Lall
1992
Chautha Aasmaan (Poetry)
Mohammed Alvi
1991
Identity Card (Novel)
Salahuddin Pervez
1990
Do Gaz Zameen (Novel)
Abdus Samad
1989
Baaz Goyi (Short Stories)
Surendra Prakash
1988
Aatish-e-Chinar (Autobiography)
*Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah
1987
Khwab Ka Dar Band Hai (Poetry)
A.M.K. Shahryar
1986
Tanquidi Afkar (Literary Criticism)
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi
1985
Parindon Bhara Asmaan (Poetry)
Balraj Komal
1984
Iqbal Ki Nazari-o-Amali Sheriyat (Criticism)
Masud Husain Khan
1983
Tazkirah-e-Muasirin (4th Play) (Biography)
Malik Ram
1982
Zikr-O-Fikr (Literary Criticism)
Gian Chand Jain
1980
Iqbal Ki Terah Nazmen (Literary Criticism)
A.A. Ansari
1979
Nawa-e-Awara (Poetry)
Gulam Rabbani Taban
1978
Hafiz aur Iqbal (Criticism)
Yusuf Husain Khan
1976
Khak-e-Dil (Poetry)
*Jan Nisar Akhtar
1975
Awara Sajde (Poetry)
Kaifi Azmi
1974
Nazar aur Nazariya (Literary Criticism)
Ale Ahmed Suroor
1971
Ghalib Ki Shakhsiyat aur Shairi (Literary Criticism)
Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui
1970
Lahoo Ke Phool (Novel)
Hayatullah Ansari
1969
Bisat-Raqs (Poetry)
Makhdum Mohiuddin
1967
Patjhar Ki Awaz (Short Stories)
Qurratulain Hyder
1965
Ek Chadar Maili Si (Novelette)
Rajinder Singh Bedi
1964
Meri Hadis-e-Umr-e-Gurezan (Poetry)
Anand Narain Mulla
1963
Aandhi Mein Chiragh (Sketches)
K.G. Saiyidain
1962
Yadein (Poetry)
Akthar-ul-Iman
1961
Diwan-i-Ghalib (A critical edition of Ghalib’s Poetry)
Imtiaz Ali ‘Arshi’
1960
Gul-i-Naghma (Poetry)
‘Firaq Gorakhpuri’ (Raghupati Sahay)
1959
Urdu Drama aur Stage (History of Urdu drama and stage)
Syed Masud Hasan Rizvi
1958
Atish-i-Gul (Poetry)
‘Jigar Muradabadi’ (Ali Sikandar)
1957
Mir Taqi Mir (Literary Criticism)
K.A. Faruqui
1956
Qaumi Tehzib Ka Masala (A survey of Indian culture)
S. Abid Hussain
1955
Maal aur Mashiyat (Philosophical Treatise)
Zafar Hussain Khan

(No Awards in 1966, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1981)


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