Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Sahitya Akademi on Friday announced its awards for the years 2015 and 2016.
Odisha Sahitya Akademi Awards for 2015
Nityananda Panda for novel ‘Gotie Jodi Gaanra Kahani’
Pabitra Panigrahi for short story ‘Gapara Munha’
Binapani Panda for poetry ‘Godhuli Geeta’
Sanjay Hati for drama and one-act play ‘Maya Mancha’.
Nabin Kumar Parida for drama and one-act play ‘Naatua O Anyanya Nataka’.
Panchanana Mishra for Essay & Critical Analysis for ‘Sahitya Samalochana Tattwika O Prayogika Prasanga’
Dharanidhar Panigrahi for biography ‘Louhamanaba Sardar Patel’
Bijay Kumar Mohanty in Translation category for ‘Tathapi Kichhi Rahijiba’
Rabindra Biswal in Children’s Literature category for ‘Gachatie Gitatie’
Manoj Mohanty for lyric poetry ‘Prati Palakare Tume’
Odisha Sahitya Akademi Awards for 2016
Laxmipriya Acharya for novel ‘Amba’
Devdas Chhotray for short story ‘Ramaku Maribara Panchati Upaya’
Bhagban Jaysingh for poetry ‘Pheranti Ghara’
Fakir Singh for Play & One Act Play ‘Atmalipi O Anyanya’
Prasanna Kumar Swain for Essay and Critique ‘Alochana Prasanga’
Surendra Kumar Maharana and Pradosh Patnaik to get the award jointly in the category Biography and Travelogue for ‘Professor Navin Kumar Sahu’ and ‘Chalichi…Chalibi Napadibi Thaki’
Sarada Ratha for Translation work ‘Meghabahana’
Debendra Choudhury for Children Literature ‘Chuin Chadhei’
Satyanarayana Mishra for lyric poetry ‘Mishra Raaga’