Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013

Poets held sway over the recently declared Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013 as they ran away with 8 of the total 22 awards. Four books of essays, three of novels, two each of short stories and travelogues, one each of autobiography, memoirs and play captured the rest of the prizes Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013 .

Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013

Awards (category-wise):

For Poems: 8

  • Javed Akhtar (Urdu)
  • Subodh Sarkar (Bengali)
  • Anil Boro (Bodo)
  • Sitaram Sapolia (Dogri)
  • Ambika Dutt (Rajasthani)
  • Radhakant Thakur (Sanskrit),
  • Arjun Charan Hembram (Santali)
  • Namdev Tarachandani (Sindhi)

For Essays: 4

  • C.N. Ramachandran (Kannada)
  • Tukaram Rama Shet (Konkani)
  • Satish Kalasekar (Marathi)
  • Katyayani Vidmahe (Telugu)

For Novels: 3

  • Mridula Garg for ‘Miljul Man’ (Hindi)
  • Manmohan for ‘Nirvaan’ (Punjabi)
  • R.N. Joe D’ Cruz for ‘Korkai’ (Tamil)

For Short stories: 2

  • Mohi-ud-din Reshi for ‘Aina Aatas’ (Kashmiri)
  • Temsula Ao for ‘Laburnum For My Head’ (English)

For Travelogues: 2

  • Makhonmani Mongsaba (Manipuri)
  • Man Bahadur Pradhan (Nepali)

For Play: 1

  • Bijoy Misra for ‘Banaprastha’ (Odi
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