accordance with the rules and procedure laid down for the purpose. According to the procedure, the Executive Board declared the Awards on the basis of unanimous or selection made on the basis of majority vote by the Jury. The Award relates to books published by an author of the age of 35 and below as on 1 5t January of the year of the award.
The names of the members of the Jury members on whose recommendations the Yuva Puraskar were declared are given language wise at ArmexureB' attached.
The Award in the form of a casket containing an engraved copper-plaque and a cheque of Rs.50,OOOI- will be presented to the awardees at a special function to be
held at a later date.
Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2016
Language Title and Genre Author
Assamese Zantadhari (Novel) Prarthana Saikia
Bengali Aparanha Downtown (Poetry) Raka Dasgupta
Bodo Khamflongnai Bubli (Poetry) Bijit Gayari
Dogri Kule Bhav (Poetry) Brham Dutt Magotra
English Farthest Field An Indian Story Of The Second Raghu Karnad
World War (Biography)
Gujarati Ghazalpurvak (Poetry) Ankit Trivedi
Hindi Dark Horse - Ek Anakahi Dastan (Novel) Nilotpal Mrinal
Kannada Zero Mathu Ondu (Short Stories) Vikrama Hatwara
Kashmiri Zol Dith Sadras (Criticism). Aadil Mohi-ud-din
Konkani Sulus (Poetry) Anwesha Arun Singbal
Maithili Je Kahi Nahi Saklahun (Poetry) Deep Narayan 'Vidyarthi'
Malayalam Uppumazhayile Pachilakal (Short Stories) Surya Gopi
Manipuri Torbanduda (Novel) Chongtham Dipu Singh
Marathi Blogchya Aarshapalyad (Short Stories) Manaswani Lata Ravindra
Nepali Sancho Jastai Kathaharu (Short Stories) Sanjeev Chhetri
Odia Daaga (Poetry) Jnanee Debasish Mishra
Punjabi Pani Utte Meenakari (Poetry) Ranjit Saranwali
Rajasthani Rankhaar (Poetry) Jitendra Kumar Soni
Sanskrit Vanavaibhavam (Poetry) Bharat Bhusan Rath
Santali Dhunwa Otang Ag Kana (Poetry) Parimal Hansdah
Sindhi Retilo Chitu (Poetry) Bharti Sadarangani
Tamil Kaanakan (Novel) Lakshmi Saravana Kumar
Telugu Chittagang Viplava Vanitalu (Short Stories) Chaithanya Pingali
Nagri Nagri Phira Musafir Devendra Satyarthi: Abdus Sami
Shakhsiyat Aur Aasaar (Literary Criticism)