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The Sahitya Akademi Award was instituted in the year ______.
1. 1960
2. 1954
3. 1989
4. 1992

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 1954

The correct answer is 1954.

  • Sahitya Akademi Award is given in the field of Literature.
  • This award is given annually by Sahitya Akademi (India's National Academy of Letters), New Delhi.
  • It is given in 24 languages including Hindi and English.

  • The award comprises a plaque and a cash prize of ₹ 1,00,000.
  • The award's purpose is to recognize and promote excellence in Indian writing and also acknowledge new trends.
  • Makhanlal Chaturvedi was the first recipient in the Hindi category in the year 1955.
  • RK Narayan was the first recipient in the English category in the year1960.

  •  2019 Sahitya Akademi recipients:
    • Sashi Tharoor for 'An era of Darkness' (Non-fiction) in English.
    • Nand Kishore Acharya for 'Chheelate Hue Apne Ko' (Poetry) in Hindi.
  • Jnanpith Award is the highest literary award in India.

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