List of Sahitya Akademi Award winners for Punjabi

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Sahitya Akademi Award is given each year, since 1955, by the Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters, to writers and their works, for their outstanding contribution to the upliftment of Indian literature and Punjabi literature in particular. it as well as for translations. This is the second highest literary award of India, after Jnanpith Award. No awards were given in years, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1966.[1]

Recipients[edit]

Year Author Work
1955 Bhai Vir Singh Mere Sainya Jio (Poetry)
1956 Amrita Pritam Sunehure (Poetry)
1959 Mohan Singh Wadda Vela (Poetry)
1961 Nanak Singh Ik Miyan Do Talwaran (Novel)
1962 Balwant Gargi Rangmanch (History and development of Indian theatre)
1964 Prabhjot Kaur Pabbi (Poetry)
1965 Kartar Singh Duggal Ik Chhit Chanan Di (Short stories)
1967 Shiv Kumar Batalvi Loona (Verse-Play)
1968 Kulwant Singh Virk Naven Lok (Short stories)
1969 Harbhajan Singh Na Dhuppe Na Chaanve (Poetry)
1971 Dalip Kaur Tiwana Eho Hamara Jiwana (Novel)
1972 Sant Singh Sekhon Mittar Pyara (Play)
1973 Dr. Harcharan Singh Kal, Aj Te Bhalke (Play)
1974 Sohan Singh Seetal Jug Badal Gaya (Novel)
1975 Gurdial Singh Adh Chanani Raat (Novel)
1976 Narenderpal Singh Ba Mulahaza Hoshiar (Novel)
1977 K. S. Narasimhaswamy Tereda Baagilu (Poetry)
1977 Sohan Singh Misha Kach De Vastar (Poetry)
1978 Gurmukh Singh Musafir Urvar Par (Short stories)
1979 Jaswant Singh Neki Karuna Di Chho Ton Magron (Poetry)
1980 Sukhpal Vir Singh Hasrat Suraj Te Kehkashan (Poetry)
1981 V.N.Tiwari Garaj Ton Footpath Teek (Poetry)
1982 Gulzar Singh Sandhu Amar Katha (Short stories)
1983 Pritam Singh Safir Anik Bishthar (Poetry)
1984 Kapur Singh Ghuman Pagal Lok (Play)
1985 Ajeet Cour Khana Badosh (Autobiography)
1986 Sujan Singh Shahar Te Gran (Short stories)
1987 Ram Sarup Ankhi Kothe Kharak Singh (Novel)
1988 Sohinder Singh Wanjara Bedi Galiey Chikar Duri Ghar (Autobiography)
1989 Tara Singh Kamil Kahikashan (Poetry)
1990 Manjit Tiwana Uninda Wartman (Poetry)
1991 Harinder Singh Mehboob Jhanan Di Rat (Poetry)
1992 Prem Prakash Kujh Ankeha Vi (Short stories)
1993 Surjit Patar Haneray Vich Sulgadi Varnmala (Poetry)
1994 Mohinder Singh Sarna Nawen Yug De Waris (Short stories)
1995 Jagtar Jugnoo Deeva Te Darya (Poetry)
1996 Santokh Singh Dhir Pakhi(Short stories)
1997 Jaswant Singh Kanwal Taushali Di Hanso (Novel)
1998 Mahan Bhandari Moon Di Akh (Short stories)
1999 Niranjan Singh Tasneem Gawache Arth (Novel)
2000 Waryam Singh Sandhu Chauthi Koot (Short stories)
2001 Dev Shabdant (Poetry)
2002 Harbhajan Singh Halwarvi Pulaan Ton Paar (Poems)
2003 Charan Dass Sidhu Bhagat Singh Shahid : Natak Tikri (Play)
2004 Sutinder Singh Noor Kavita Di Bhumika (Criticism)
2005 Gurbachan Singh Bhullar Agni-Kalas(Short stories)
2006 Ajmer Singh Aulakh Ishk Baj Namaz Da Haz Nahi (Plays)
2007 Jaswant Deed Kamandal (Poetry)
2008 Mitter Sain Meet Sudhar Ghar (Novel)
2009 Atamjit Singh Tatti Tavi Da Sach (Play)
2010 Vanita Kaal Pehar Gharian (Poetry)
2011 Baldev Singh Dhaawaan Dilli De Kingrey (Novel)
2012 Darshan Buttar Maha Kambani (Poetry)
2013 Manmohan Nirvaan (Novel)
2014 Jaswinder Agarbatti (poetry)
2015 Dr. Jaswinder Singh Maat Lok (novel)
2016 Dr. Swarajbir Singh Maseya Di Raat (Play)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Akademi Awards (1955-2015)". Sahitya Akademi. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  2. ^ [1] IPS officer Swaraj Bir Singh wins Sahitya Akademi Award for Punjabi play

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