The Sahitya Akademi awards writers for their literary efforts. Writers whose works are composed in any of the major languages recognized by the Sahitya Akademi are considered for these awards. The Sahitya Akademi Awards and Bhasha Samman winners are given a plaque in addition to a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000. Other awards conferred by the Sahitya Akademi include Bal Sahitya Puraskar and Yuva Puraskar.

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Let us take a look at the winners for the year 2015.

Sahitya Akademi Awards 2015

  1. Kula Sakia for Akashar Chhabi Aru Anyanya Galpa (Short Stories) written in Assamese
  2. Brajendra Kumar Braahma for Baidi Dengkhw Baidi Gab (Poetry) written in Bodo
  3. Dhian Singh for Parchhamen Di Lo (Poetry) written in Dogri
  4. Cyrus Mistry for Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer (Novel) written in English
  5. Rasik Shah for Antey Aarambh (Part I & II) (Essays) written in Gujarati
  6. Ramdarash Mishra for Aag ki Hansi (Poetry) written in Hindi
  7. V. Tirumalesh for Akshaya Kavya (Poetry) written in Kannada
  8. Bashir Bhadarwahi for Jamis Ta Kasheeri Manz Kashir Natia Adabuk Tawareekh (Criticism) written in Kashmiri
  9. Uday Bhembre for Karna Parva (Play) written in Konkani
  10. Man Mohan Jha for Khissa (Short Stories) written in Maithili
  11. R. Meera for Aarachar (Novel) written in Malayalam
  12. Kshetri Rajen for Ahingna Yekshilliba Mang (Poetry) written in Manipuri
  13. Arun Khopkar for Chalat-Chitravyooh (Memoirs) written in Marathi
  14. Gupta Pradhan for Samayaka Prativimbaharu (Short Stories) written in Nepali
  15. Bibhuti Pattanaik for Mahishasurara Muhan (Short Stories) written in Odia
  16. Jaswinder Singh for Maat Lok (Novel) written in Punjabi
  17. Madhu Acharya ‘Ashawadi’ for Gawad (Novel) written in Rajasthani
  18. Ram Shankar Awasthi for Vanadevi (Epic) written in Sanskrit
  19. Rabilal Tudu for Parsi Khatir (Play) written in Santhali
  20. Maya Rahi for Mahengi Murk (Short Stories) written in Sindhi
  21. Madhavan for Ilakkiya Suvadugal (Essays) written in Tamil
  22. Volga for Vimukhta (Short Stories) written in Telugu
  23. Shamim Tariq for Tasawwuf Aur Bhakti (Tanqeedi Aur Taqabuli Mutalea) (Criticism) written in Urdu

NOTE: Mandakranta Sen who had been awarded for his work in Bengali returned his award. The name of the new awardee shall be announced at a later date.

Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman 2015

Professor Shrikant Bahulkar for his significant contribution in the field of Classical & Medieval Literature(Western Region).

Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2015

  1. Eli Ahmed for total contribution to children literature written in Assamese
  2. Kartik Ghosh for total contribution to children literature written in Bengali
  3. Tiren Boro for Bokhali (Novel) written in Bodo
  4. Tara Chand Kalandri for Satrangi Peengh (Poetry) written in Dogri
  5. Soumya Rajendran and Niveditha Subramaniam for Mayil Will Not Be Quiet! written in English
  6. Dhiruben Patel for total contribution to children literature written in Gujarati
  7. Sherjang Garg for total contribution to children literature written in Hindi
  8. S. Nagaraja Shetty for total contribution to children literature written in Kannada
  9. Nayeem Kashmiri for Goloo Katha Boozive (Short Stories) written in Kashmiri
  10. Ramnath G. Gawade for Sadu Ani Jadugar Mhadu (Novel) written in Konkani
  11. Ramdeo Jha for Hansani Pan A Bajanta Supari (Novel) written in Maithili
  12. Sivadas for total contribution to children literature written in Malayalam
  13. Thokchom Thouyangba Meitei for Eshusha Pupu Waree Leerage (Stories) written in Manipuri
  14. Leeladhar Hegde for total contribution to children literature written in Marathi
  15. Mukti Upadhyay ‘Baral’ for Malati (Novel) written in Nepali
  16. Snehalata Mohanty for total contribution to children literature written in Odia
  17. Sukhdev Madpuri for total contribution to children literature written in Punjabi
  18. Krishna Kumar ‘Ashu’ for Dharti Ro Mol (Stories) written in Rajasthani
  19. Janardan Hegde for Balakathasaptatih (Stories) written in Sanskrit
  20. Srikanta Saren for Haryar Mayam (Poetry) written in Santhali
  21. Jetho Lalwani for total contribution to children literature written in Sindhi
  22. Sella Ganapathi for Thedal Vettai (Poetry) written in Tamil
  23. Chokkapu Venkataramana for total contribution to children literature written in Telugu
  24. Bano Sartaj for Bachchon Ke Liye Yakbabi Dramey (One Act Play) written in Urdu

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2015

  1. Mridul Haloi for Akale Aso Kushale Aso (Poetry) written in Assamese
  2. Sudip Chakraborty for Premer Size Battirish (Poetry) written in Bengali
  3. Leben Lal Mwshahary for Khwmsi Harni Alari (Short Stories) written in Bodo
  4. Sandeep ‘Sufi’ for Mustakbil (Poetry) written in Dogri
  5. Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar for The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey (Novel) written in English
  6. Rajesh Vankar for Malo (Short Stories) written in Gujarati
  7. Indira Dangi for Haveli Sanatanpur (Novel) written in Hindi
  8. Mounesh Badiger for Mayakolahala (Short Stories) written in Kannada
  9. Shrinisha Nayak for Khany Geli Aaji (Poetry) written in Konkani
  10. Narayan Jha for Pratiwadi Ham (Poetry) written in Maithili
  11. Aryambika for Thonniyapoloru Puzha (Poetry) written in Malayalam
  12. Angom Sarita Devi for Mee Amasung Shaa (Poetry)written in Manipuri
  13. Veera Rathod for Sen Saai Ves (Poetry) written in Marathi
  14. Sapan Pradhan for Kriti-Kirti (Literary Criticism) written in Nepali
  15. Sujit Kumar Panda for Manasanka (Short Stories) written in Odia
  16. Simran Dhaliwal for Aas Aje Baki Hai (Short Stories) written in Punjabi
  17. Ritupriya for Sapna Sanjovati Heeran (Poetry) written in Rajasthani
  18. Rushiraj Jani for Samudre Buddhasya Netre (Poetry)written in Sanskrit
  19. Suchitra Hansda for Bera Ahla (Poetry) written in Santhali
  20. Manoj Chawla ‘Tanha’ for Pinjraa (Poetry) written in Sindhi
  21. Veerapandiyan for Parukkai (Novel) written in Tamil
  22. Pasunoori Ravinder for Out of Coverage Area (Short Stories) written in Telugu
  23. Ameer Imam for Naqsh-e-Pa Hawaon Ke (Poetry) written in Urdu

Note: No award has been given for writing in Kashmiri in the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2015

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