Sahitya Akademi


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Sahitya Akademi

(sɑːˈhɪtjə əˈkɑːdəmɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Movements) a body set up by the Government of India for cultivating literature in Indian languages and in English
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The key motivation for returning the awards from the Sahitya Akademi, the authors said, is its failure to publicly protest the murder of Kalburgi, allegedly by Hindu hardliners, pointing at a growing climate of intolerance that bodes ill for freedom of speech in the nation.
He congratulated the Sahitya Akademi and the organizers for bringing out such a useful Monograph.
Though the dazzling march of Konkani literature began with the Liberation of Goa from the Portuguese, it was its 1975 recognition by the Sahitya Akademi as an independent literary language that provided a tremendous fillip to the literary movement, enabling Konkani literature to march ahead at an accelerated pace to catch up with Indian writing in other languages.
From the prestige of the Sahitya Akademi to the pop culture of Bollywood, Mumbai is a city where imagined realities and the real world come face to face.
Arundhati Roy, a Booker Prize-winning author, has been asked by the Sahitya Akademi, India's national academy of letters, to rethink her previous decision not to accept their award.
Vidyapati-Gita-Samcaya, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi.
It was the Hindi writer Uday Prakash who cast the first stone, by returning his Sahitya Akademi award to protest the rising intolerance in the country.
The trend of returning the Sahitya Akademi award was started last week by Nayantara Sahgal, a niece of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and a renowned author, whom no one certainly can accuse of partisan bias.
Ministry of Culture Institutions namely Sangeet Natak Akedemi , Kathak Kendra, National Archive of India, Sahitya Akademi and National Council of Science Museums would be participating in the Festival s events.
New Delhi, Dec 23 ( ANI ): Noted Kannada poet and former member of the Central Sahitya Akademi Council Dr.
Kerala Sahitya Akademi vice-president Balachandran Vadakkedath also spoke at the meeting.
journal of the Sahitya Akademi (the National Academy of Letters), and