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Indian Literature (journal)

    Official Journal of the Kendriya Sahitya Akademi India
    The Sahitya Akademi publishes a literay journal in English language "Indian Literature" which was first launched in 1957 as a half-yearly journal chronicling the activities of the akademy But over the years it has changed its outlook and now besides akademi activites it also showcases contemporary literary criticism besides original creative literay output (in the form of English translation) from different parts of India in the 24 recognised Indian languages besides the many minor languages like Bhojpuri Tulu Kui Manipuri etc The journal completed its 50th year in the year 2007 At present the Journal is a bi-monthly affair and steps are being taken to make it a monthly literary journal
    Indian Literature Golden Jubilee Literary Translation Awards
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Indian Literature an all-India literary translation competition in Poetry Fiction & Oral Literature was announced by the Akademi on 29, July 2007 The following are the prize-winners :-
    POETRY :-1st Prize : Mr Rana Nayar Professor in English Punjab University E-70 Sector-14 Chandigarh - 160 0142nd Prize : Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan Member of Faculty Reserve Bank of India Zonal Training Centre Sector - 7, CBD Belapur Navi Mumbai - 400 614)3rd Prize : Ms Paromita Das 16, Pub Sarania Silpukhuri Guwahati - 781 003
    Rana Nayar translated the verses of Baba Shaikh Farid from Punjabi Dr Pradhan won the prize for the poems "Equation" "Kalahandi" and "The Hour of Coming" - which were trnslations by the poet from his own original Oriya poems Ms Das got 3rd prize for the poems "If Life be Lost" and "Life Awakens" - which were English translations of Parbati Prasad Barua's poems in Assamese
    FICTION :-1st Prize : Subrata Banerjee Visiting Professor CRRID Hooghly West Bengal2nd Prize : Shoma A. Chatterjee (Film Journalist) 109/33 Hazra Road Kolkata - 700 0263rd Prize : Abha SahD-7 III Floor Atur Park Chembur Mumbai - 400 171
    Sri Banerjee and Smt Chatterjee got their prizes for the short-stories "The Insect" and "The Search" respectively both of which were translations from original Bengali stories by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyaya Ms Sah got 3rd prize for the story "Ghar : The House" which was a translation from the Hindi original by Sheela Indra
    Samakaleen Bharatiya Sahitya
    Like the Indian Literature in English the Sahitya Akademi has also a literary journal in Hindi (the official language of India) which is also bi-monthly The title of this journal is Bharatiya Sahitya[1] which started first in July 1980 as a quarterly journal The jurnal is approximately 200 pages long and . It was promoted numerous upcoming authors - oftenpublishing them for the first time A large section is devoted to new books published in Hindi including books from other languages translated into Hindi Readers' critical responses are also included
    REFERENCES :-
    See the website of the Sahitya Akademi : http://wwwsahitya-akademigovin/sahitya-akademi/indexhtm
    See Indian Literature : http://wwwsahitya-akademigovin/sahitya-akademi/pub3htm