Bal Sahitya Puruskar 2018 (List of Winners)

Bal Sahitya Puruskar 2018 (List of Winners)
Bal Sahitya Puruskar 2018 (List of Winners)
The Bal Sahitya Puraskar recognizes the authors for their contribution in children's literature in 24 major Indian languages (languages under the Eighth Schedule along with English and Rajasthani). It is given each year on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, 14 November, which is celebrated as the Children's Day in India. The award was instituted in 2010. The Bal Sahitya Puruskar comprise of a monetary prize of Rs. 50000, a copper plaque and a citation.

List of 2018 Bal Sahitya Puruskar Winners
LanguageTitle (Genre)Author
AssameseSonbali Bagichar Bhoot (Novel)Jugallochan Das
BengaliOverall ContributionShirshendu Mukhopadhyay
BodoGotho Gothaini Solo Bhata (Short Stories)Sitaram Basumatary
DogriNo Award
EnglishSon of the Thundercloud (Fables)Easterine Kire
GujaratiOverall ContributionChandrakant Seth
HindiMere Man Ki Bal KahaniyanDivik Ramesh
KannadaOverall ContributionKanchyani Sharanappa Shivasanappa
KashmiriTchonchiPoot(Poetry)Zareef Ahmad Zareef
KonkaniMonitor (Short Stories)Kumud Bhiku Naik
MaithiliKhissa Sunu Bau (Short Stories)Vaidya Nath Jha
MalayalamOlachoottintte Velicham (Short Stories)P.K. Gopi
ManipuriMahousha Lairembigee Mashaigonda Thirushi Lao Yenglushi Lao (Poetry)Khangembam Shamungou
MarathiOverall ContributionRatnakar Matkari
NepaliBaal Koseli (Short Stories)Bhim Pradhan
OdiaRumku Jhuma (Poetry)Birendra Mohanty
PunjabiTahli Wali Gali (Novel)Tarsem
RajasthaniChada Chadi Ki Kheti (Short Stories)C.L. Sankhla
SanskritShanaih Shanaih (Poetry)Sampadanand Mishra
SanthaliBudi Goag Garn Thaylag (Short Stories)Laxminarayan Handa
SindhiSuhini Daian (Short Stories)Kalpana Ashok Chellani
TamilSiragu Mulaitha Yaanai (Poetry)K Sethupathy
TeluguAananda LokamNU Rao
UrduBatooni Ladki (Short Stories)Rais Siddiqui

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