Bangla Academy Literary Award

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Bangla Academy Literary Award
বাংলা একাডেমি সাহিত্য পুরস্কার
Awarded forcontributions in poem, novel, drama, essay, short story, juvenile literature in Bengali language
Presented byBangla Academy
CountryBangladesh
First awarded1960-present
Official websitebanglaacademy.org.bd/english/

Bangla Academy Literary Award is given by Bangla Academy for contribution in the field of Bengali language and literature. It is the highest literary awards given in Bangladesh. This award was introduced in 1960.[1] This award is given in six categories, including poem, novel, drama, essay, short story, juvenile literature.[2]

Award winners by decades[change | change source]

Notable award winners[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Helal, Bashir Al (2012). "Bangla Academy". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. "বাংলা একাডেমি সাহিত্য পুরস্কার [Bangla Academy Literary Award]". Bangladesh Pratidin (in Bengali). Dhaka, Bangladesh. 17 February 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. "The Late Legendary Littérateur". The Daily Star. 8 October 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2017.

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