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Sahitya Akademi announces winners of Bal Sahitya Puraskar, Yuva Puraskar

Sahitya Akademi announces winners of Bal Sahitya Puraskar, Yuva Puraskar

Sahitya Akademi, India’s national academy of letters, has announced a list of 22 winners of the Bal Sahitya Puraskar and 23 recipients of the Yuva Puraskar for this year.

While the Bal Puraskar will be conferred upon the winners on the Children’s Day, the day for the Yuva Puraskar is yet to be decided.

Bal Sahitya Puraskar:

The Awards relate to books 1st published during five years period immediately before the year Award is conferred, which means between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2017.

However, during initial 10 years (from 2010 to 2019) award may also be given to an author based on his/her total contribution to Children Literature.

Yuva Puraskar:

This Award relates to books published by an author who is 35 years of age and below as on 1st January of the year of award.

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