New Delhi, March 10, 2014
The Sahitya Akademi today announced a list of 23 books that it had chosen for its Prize for Translation for 2013.
The books were selected on the basis of recommendations made by the selection committees of three members each in the concerned languages
The prizes relate to translations first published during the five years prior to the eyar immediately preceding the year of the prize, that is ebtween 1 January 2007 and 31 December 2011.
The prize carries an amount of Rs 50,000 and a copper plaque which will be presented to the translators of these books at a special function to be held in August this year, a press release from the Akademi said.
There is no award in Gujarati this year, the release added.
The following is the list of books chosen for the prize:
ASSAMESE: Sei Samay (Vol II) - (late) Dipika Chakraborty - Sei Samay (Novel), Bengali, Sunil Gangopadhyay
BENGALI: Gathanbad, Uttar Gathanbad Ebang Prachya Kavyatattva - Soma Bandyopadhyay - Sakhtiyat, Pas-Sakhtiyat Aur Mashriqi Sheriyat (Criticism), Urdu, Gopi Chand Narang
BODO: Jagari - Gobinda Boro - Jagori (Novel), Bengali, Satinath Bhaduri
DOGRI: Kalkatte Di Kahani: Via Bypass - Veena Gupta - Kali Katha: Via Bypass (Novel), Hindi, Alka Saraogi
ENGLISH: I, Lalla: The Poems of Lal Ded - Ranjit Hoskote - Lalla's Vakh's (Poetry), Kashmiri, Lal Ded
HINDI: Ahiran - Bhuddhadev Chatterjee - Ahiran (Novel), Assamese, Indira Goswami
KANNADA: Mahatma Jyotirao Phule - J. P. Dodamani - Mahatma Jyotirao Phule (Biography), Marathi, Dhananjay Keer
KASHMIRI: Ze Gaz Zameen - Aziz Hajini - Do Gaz Zameen (Novel), Urdu, Abdus Samad
KONKANI: Kali-Katha: Via Bypass - Hema Naik - Kali Katha: Via Bypass (Novel), Hindi, Alka Saraogi
MAITHILI: Bangla Ekanki Natya Sangraha - Guna Nath Jha - Bangla Ekanki Natya Sangraha (Collection of One Act Plays), Bengali, Comp. & Ed. by Ajit Kumar Ghosh (Various Authors)
MALAYALAM: Thiruvachakam - Ulloor M. Parmeswaran - Thiruvachakam (Classical Poetry), Tamil, Manikka Vaachakar
MANIPURI: Khambi Meigi Mashashing - Ibocha Soibam - Wings of Fire (Autobiography), English, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
MARATHI: Subodh Bible-Nava Karar - Father Francis D'Britto - Bible: The New Testament (Religious Text), English
NEPALI: Maila Anchal - I. K. Singh - Maila Anchal (Novel), Hindi, Phanishwar Nath Renu
ODIA: Anabruta Andhakar: Saadat Hasan Mantonka Ardhasata Kahani - Bilasani Mohanty - Collection of 50 Short Stories, Urdu, Sadat Hasan Manto
PUNJABI: Rajkamal Chaudhary Dian Chonvian Kahaniyan - Balbir Madhopuri - Rajkamal Choudhary ki Chuninda Kahaniyan (Short Stories), Hindi, Rajkamal Choudhary
RAJASTHANI: Ardhnarishwar - (late) Shanti Bhardwaj 'Rakesh' - Ardhanarishwar (Novel), Hindi, Vishnu Prabhakar
SANSKRIT: Vijayaparva - Abhiraja Rajendra Mishra - Vijaya Parva (Play), Hindi, Ramakumar Varma
SANTALI: Malang Anal - Mangal Majhi (Murmu) - Bhagya Chakra (Novel), Bengali, Haradhan Adhikari
SINDHI: Dr. Ambedkar Hik Prernadayee Shakhisyat - Khiman U. Mulani - Dr. Ambedkar (Collection of Articles), Hindi, Ratan Kumar Sambharia
TAMIL: Avadeshwari - Iraiyadaiyan (Dass) - Awadeshwari (Novel), Kannada, Shankar Mokashi Punekar
TELUGU: Smaraka Silalu - Nalimela Bhaskar - Smaraka Silakal (Novel), Malayalam, Punathil Kunhabdulla
URDU: Kyap - Nizam Siddiqui - Kyap (Novel), Hindi, Manohar Shyam Joshi
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