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Title : The Jnanpith Award
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Posted on: 24 - October - 2012
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The Jnanpith Award is the highest literary award in India. It is presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith, a trust founded by the Sahu Jain family.

G. Sankara Kurup was the first recipent of this award.

Year

Name

Language

2010

Chandrashekhara Kambara

Kannada

2009

Amar Kant

Hindi

2009

Sri Lal Sukla

Hindi

2008

Akhlaq Khan Shahryar

Urdu

2007

O. N. V. Kurup

Malayalam

2006

Satyavrat Shastri

Sanskrit

2006

Ravindra Kelekar

Konkani

2005

Kunwar Narain

Hindi

2004

Rahman Rahi

Kashmiri

2003

Vinda Karandikar

Marathi

2002

D. Jayakanthan

Tamil

2001

Rajendra Shah

Gujarati

2000

Indira Goswami

Assamese

 

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