Sahitya Akademi Prize of Translation 2017 (List of Winners)

Sahitya Akademi Prize of Translation 2017  Winners List
Sahitya Akademi Prize of Translation 2017  (List of Winners)
The Sahitya Akademi Prize for Translation awards were established in 1989 on the instance of (then) Prime Minister of India, PV Narasimha Rao. The Akademi gives Translation Prize for the outstanding translation of a renowned work in 24 major languages of India (22 scheduled languages along with English and Rajasthani). The award comprises of a plaque and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000.

The List of 2017 Sahitya Akademi's Prize of Translation Winners


LanguageTitle of TranslationTranslatorOriginal Book and Author
AssameseEti Koli Duti PatBabul TamulyTwo Leaves and a Bud (English) by Mulk Raj Anand
BengaliKebal Atmai Jane Kibhabe Gan Gaite Hay: Nirbachita Kabita Utpal Kumar BasuOnly The Soul Knows How To Sing (Poetry) , English
BodoGaddarGobinda BasumataryGaddar (Hindi Novel) by Krisan Chander
DogriPichhlagYash RainaAngaliat (Gujarati Novel) by Joseph Macwan
EnglishWritten In TearsRanjita BiswasShort Stories (Assamese) by Arupa Patangia Kalita
GujaratiHampina KhadakoHarish MeenashruEvaregina Hilatena Kela (Kannada) by Chandrasekhar Kambar
HindiAbhinay Natak ManchPratibha AgrawalAbhinay Natak Manch (Bengali) by Sombu Mitra
KannadaMahashweta Devi Avara Katha Sahitya-1 &2H.S. SreemathiSelected Stories (Bengali) by Mahashweta Devi
KashmiriAraam KursiIqbal NazkiChaivu Narkali (Tamil) by TM Meeran
KonkaniDirgh Moun TePrashanti TalpankarThat Long Silence by Sashi Deshpande
MaithliAangliyatIndra Kant JhaAngaliat (Gujarati Novel) by Joseph Macwan
MalayalamAgrahaarathile PoochaK.S. VenkitachalamShort Stories (Tamil) by Jayakanthan
ManipuriManimaheshNaorem Bidyasagar SinghaManimesh by Umaprasad Mukhopadhya
MarathiGauhar Jaan Mhanatat MalaSujata DeshmukhMy Name is Gauhar Jaan (Biography) by Vikram Sampath
NepaliJibanka BatamaChandramani UpadhyayaJibanar Batot (Assamesse) by Bina Baruah
OdiaYugantaSuryamani KhuntiaYuganta by Irawati Karve
PunjabiRamdarash Mishra Dian Chonvian KahanianJinderShort Stories by Ramdarsh Mishra
RajasthaniGatha Tista Par RiKrishna JakharTista Parer Brittanta by Debesh Roy
SanskritSoundaryasrotarswini NarmadaPraveen PandyaSaundaryana Nadi Narmada by Amrit Lal Vegad
SantaliMatkom RasaSurya Singh BesraMadhushala by Harivansha Ray Bachchan
SindhiSarhad TaanArjun ChawlaSarhad Se by Manohar Batham
TamilKacaakkin ItikaacamYuma VasukiKhasakkinte Ithihasam by OP Vijian
TeleguViraamamerugani PayanamVenna Vallabha RaoKhanabadosh by Ajeet Kaur
UrduKalidas Ki Azeem Shairi - Megh Doot (Vol-I)Mahmood Ahmed SaharMeghdoot by Kalidas