The Yuva Puraskar (Hindi: युवा पुरस्कार), also known as Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar, is a literary honor in India which Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, annually confers on young writers of outstanding works in one of the twenty-four major Indian languages. Instituted in 2011, the Yuva Puraskar recognises young writers under the age of 35 years, with the aim to encourage and promote young writers. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and an engraved copper plaque.
|Civilian award for contributions to Literature|
|Awarded for||Literary award in India|
|Sponsored by||Sahitya Akademi, Government of India|
Lists of recipients by languagesEdit
- "Some Sahitya Yuva Puraskar awardees 'condemn' intolerance". timesofindia-economictimes. 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
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