Bal Sahitya Puraskar Awardees in Nepali language

Bal Sahitya Puraskar - Nepali

The Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar is a literary award in India, which the Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters, annually confers on writers for their contribution in the field of Children’s literature in any of the 22 languages of the 8th Schedule to the Indian constitution. Instituted in 2010, it comprises a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and an engraved copper plaque.

The award is given to authors for their outstanding contribution to children’s literature – Novels, Short stories, Poetry, Folktales, Non-fiction, and overall contribution to children’s literature. The Bal Sahitya Puraskar is a prestigious award that recognizes the achievements of outstanding writers in the field of children’s literature. The award helps to promote children’s literature and to encourage the writing of high-quality children’s books.

The following are the Nepali language writers have received the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar for their works:

2023Madhusudan BishtBal Ekanki Natakharu (Play)
2022Meena SubbaKopilaka Rangharu (Poetry)
2021Sudarshan AmbateyJhyaunkiri ra Juunkiri (Poetry)
2020Dhruba ChouhanAkshar Ujyalo
2019Bhabilal Lamichhane‘Chara Ko Chirbir Bhura ko Kirkir (Poetry)
2018Bhim PradhanBaal Koseli (Short stories)
2017Shanti ChettriTotal Contribution to Children’s Literature
2015Shankardeo DhakalBal Sudha Sagar (Stories)
2015Mukti UpadhyayMalati (Stories)
2014Munni SapkotaJunkiri (Stories)
2013Bhotu PradhanTotal Contribution to Children’s Literature
2012Shishupal SharmaBal Kavita Kosheli (Poetry)
2011Snehalata RaiBal Suman (Poetry)
2010Naina Singh YonzanAwarded for her Contribution to Children’s Literature

The Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar is a valuable contribution to the field of children’s literature in India. The award helps to promote the writing of high-quality children’s books and to encourage children to read and enjoy literature.


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