Sahitya Akademi – Gujarati

Sahitya Akademi is India’s National Academy of Letters supported by government of India. Sahitya Akademi Award is one of the highest literary honor in India which annually confers on writers of outstanding works in one of the following twenty four major Indian languages that Sahiya Academi supports. Every year since its inception in 1954, the Sahitya Akademi awards prizes Aka. Awards-Brochureto the most outstanding books of literary merit published in any of the major Indian languages recognised by it. The award carries a monetary component (Rs. 50, 000) and a plaque. Sahitya Akademi gives twenty four awards to literary works in the languages it has recognised. These awards are given after an year-long process of scrutiny, discussion and selection. The awards are meant to recognise and promote excellence in Indian writing and expanding the very definition of Indian literature by acknowledging new trends and movements. They are a reflection of current tastes and contribute to the formation of an Indian sensibility.

The award for Gjuarati language started in 1955. No awards were in given in 1957, 1959, 1966, 1972 in Gujarati language catagory.

Year Book Author
2007 Gazal-Samhita (Poetry) Rajendra Shukla
2006 Aatano Suraj (Essays) Ratilal ‘Anil’
2005 Akhand Zalar Vage (Poetry) Suresh Dalal
2004 Saundaryani Nadi Narmada(Travelogue) Amritlal Vegad
2003 Akhepatar (Novel) Bindu Giradharlal 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
1982 Anunaya (Poetry) Jayant Pathak
1983 Vamal Nan Van (Poetry) Jagdish Joshi
1984 Hayati (Poetry) Harindra Dave
1985 Uparvas Kathatrayi (Novel) Raghuvir Chaudhari
1986 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 cutlural 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

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