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Who has won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 in English language for her novel ‘Things to Leave Behind’?
M Veerappa Moily
Anuradha Sarma Pujari
Correct Option is Namita Gokhale
Solution:Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 announced Sahitya Akademi announced its prestigious “Sahitya Akademi Awards, Yuva Puraskar as well as Bal Sahitya Puraskar” for 2021 in various languages. 7 books of poetry, 2 novels, 5 short stories, 2 plays, 1 biography, 1 autobiography, 1 critique and 1 Epic Poetry have won the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2021. Assamese writers Anuradha Sarma Pujari and Namita Gokhale have won the award in the novel category. Namita Gokhale won in English for her novel ‘Things to Leave Behind’. According to the board, an engraved copper plate, shawl and an amount of Rs 1 lakh will be given to the main Sahitya Akademi prize winner and an engraved copper plate and an amount of Rs 50,000 each will be given to the Yuva Puraskar and Bal Sahitya Puraskar. Author Megha Majumdar won the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2021 in English for her debut book ‘A Burning’, published in 2020.
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