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Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar

Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar:

A 26-year-old writer from the tribal thanda of Vivek Nagar in Jakranpally mandal of Nizamabad district, Ramesh Karthik Naik, was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar for Telugu.

  • Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar was first instituted in 2011.
  • It is presented annually to best literary creations by the young writers of age 35 or below in all the 24 recognized languages.
  • The Yuva Puraskar is conferred on eligible young writers for creative original works.
  • It is the only Akademi award open for nominations by publishers and self-nominations by writers.
  • The Yuva Puraskar comprises a plaque, shawl, citation and a cheque for Rupees Fifty Thousand (₹ 50,000).
  • A posthumous publication is not eligible for Award.