Yuva Puraskar

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Yuva Puraskar
Civilian award for contributions to Literature
DescriptionLiterary award in India
Sponsored bySahitya Akademi, Government of India
Reward(s) 50,000
First awarded2011
Last awarded2019
Total awarded9
Websitehttp://sahitya-akademi.gov.in/awards/yuva_samman_suchi.jsp Edit this on Wikidata

The Yuva Puraskar (Hindi: युवा पुरस्कार), also known as Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar, is a literary honor in India. India's National Academy of Letters gives the prize each year to young writers of outstanding works in one of the twenty-four major Indian languages. The first Yuva Puraskar prizes were given in 2011. Writers must be younger than 35 years to win. National Academy of Letters wants to encourage and promote young writers. The award includes a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and an engraved copper plaque.[1]

Lists of winners by languages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Some Sahitya Yuva Puraskar awardees 'condemn' intolerance". timesofindia-economictimes. 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2016-05-05.