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Jnanpith Award – The Jnanpith Award is a literary award in India. Any Indian citizen who writes in any of the official languages of India is eligible for the honour.

Jnanpith Award

 

                   The Jnanpith Award is a literary award in India. Any Indian citizen who writes in any of the official languages of India is eligible for the honour.

 

 Jnanpith Award

 Type –  Literary award in India 

 First awarded – 1965 (G. Sankara Kurup)

 Last awarded – 2015

 Awarded by – Bharatiya Jnanpith

 Official website – http://jnanpith.net/

Jnanpith Award recipients

 

Year

Name

Works

Language

1965

G. Sankara Kurup Odakkuzhal (Flute)

Malayalam

1966

Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay Ganadevta

Bengali

1967

Kuppali Venkatappagowda Puttappa (Kuvempu) Sri Ramayana Darshanam

Kannada

Umashankar Joshi Nishitha

Gujarati

1968

Sumitranandan Pant Chidambara

Hindi

1969

Firaq Gorakhpuri Gul-e-Naghma

Urdu

1970

Viswanatha Satyanarayana Ramayana Kalpavrukshamu (A resourceful tree:Ramayana)

Telugu

1971

Bishnu Dey Smriti Satta Bhavishyat

Bengali

1972

Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Urvashi

Hindi

1973

Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre Nakutanti

Kannada

Gopinath Mohanty Matimatal

Oriya

1974

Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar Yayati

Marathi

1975

P. V. Akilan Chitttrappavai

Tamil

1976

Ashapurna Devi Pratham Pratisruti

Bengali

1977

K. Shivaram Karanth Mookajjiya Kanasugalu (Mookajjis dreams)

Kannada

1978

Sachchidananda Vatsyayan Kitni Navon Men Kitni Bar

Hindi

1979

Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya Mrityunjay (Immortal)

Assamese

1980

S. K. Pottekkatt Oru Desathinte Katha (Story of a Land)

Malayalam

1981

Amrita Pritam Kagaj te Canvas

Punjabi

1982

Mahadevi Varma Yama

Hindi

1983

Masti Venkatesha Iyengar Chikkaveera Rajendra

Kannada

1984

Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai Kayar (Coir)

Malayalam

1985

Pannalal Patel Maanavi Ni Bhavaai

Gujarati

1986

Sachidananda Routray

Oriya

1987

Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar (Kusumagraj For his contributions to Marathi literature

Marathi

1988

C. Narayana Reddy Viswambhara

Telugu

1989

Qurratulain Hyder Akhire Shab Ke Humsafar

Urdu

1990

V. K. Gokak (Vinayaka Krishna Gokak) Bharatha Sindhu Rashmi

Kannada

1991

Subhas Mukhopadhyay Padatik (The Foot Soldier)

Bengali

1992

Naresh Mehta

Hindi

1993

Sitakant Mahapatra For outstanding contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature, 1973–92

Oriya

1994

U. R. Ananthamurthy For his contributions to Kannada literature

Kannada

1995

M. T. Vasudevan Nair For his contributions to Malayalam literature

Malayalam

1996

Mahasweta Devi Hajar Churashir Maa

Bengali

1997

Ali Sardar Jafri

Urdu

1998

Girish Karnad For his contributions to Kannada literature and for contributions to Kannada theatre (Yayati)

Kannada

1999

Nirmal Verma

Hindi

Gurdial Singh

Punjabi

2000

Indira Goswami

Assamese

2001

Rajendra Shah

Gujarati

2002

D. Jayakanthan

Tamil

2003

Vinda Karandikar For his contributions to Marathi literature

Marathi

2004

Rehman Rahi Subhuk Soda, Kalami Rahi and Siyah Rode Jaren Manz

Kashmiri

2005

Kunwar Narayan

Hindi

2006

Ravindra Kelekar

Konkani

Satya Vrat Shastri

Sanskrit

2007

O. N. V. Kurup For his contributions to Malayalam literature

Malayalam

2008

Akhlaq Mohammed Khan ‘Shahryar’

Urdu

2009

Amar Kant

Hindi

Sri Lal Sukla

Hindi

2010

Chandrashekhara Kambara For his contributions to Kannada literature

Kannada

2011

Pratibha Ray Yajnaseni

Oriya

2012

Ravuri Bharadhwaja For his notable contribution to Telugu literature

Telugu

2013

Kedarnath Singh Akaal Mein Saras

Hindi

2014

Bhalachandra Nemade Hindu: Jagnyachi Samrudhha Adgal

Marathi

2015

Raghuveer Chaudhari For his contributions to Gujarati literature

Gujarati

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