Sahitya Akademi Awards in Maithili
Maithili literature has been associated with Sahitya Akademi Awards since the 1950s.
Sahitya Akademi Awards has been integrally associated with Indian regional literature since 1954, conducted solely by the Sahitya Academy itself, India's most honourable award under the canopy of such prestige. Awarded basically for the most stellar contribution to Indian literature, for an uplifting cause, the award consists of a specific amount of prize money along with a plaque. Maithili literature has been associated with Sahitya Akademi Awards since the 1950s. Maithili language and writers did not receive Sahitya Akademi awards in the years of 1967, 1972, and 1974.
However the remaining of the years and their listing order is as stated below:
||Chanan Ghan Gachchiya (Poetry)
||Niraja Renu - Khamakhya Devi
||Ritambhara (Short Stories)
||Niraja Renu (also known as Khamakhya Devi)
||Sahasmukhi Chowk Par (Poems)
||Pratijna Pandav (Epic)
||Babuajee Jha 'Ajnat'
||Katek Raas Baat (Poetry)
||Gananayak (Short stories)
||Saketanand (also known as S. N. Singh)
||Takait Achhi Chirai (Poetry)
||Dhwast Hoet Shanti Stoop (Poetry)
||Keerti Narayan Mishra
||Aai Kaalhi Parsoo (Short stories)
||Raj Mohan Jha
||Kavita Kusumanjali (Poetry)
||Uchitavakta (Short stories)
||Samak Pauti (Short stories)
||Pasijhaita Pathar (Play)
||Prabhasak Katha (Short stories)
||Prabhas Kumar Choudhuri
||Kanchinath Jha 'Kiran'
||Atita (Short stories)
||Natik Patrak Uttar (Belles Letters)
||Jeevan Yatra (Autobiography)
||Hari Mohan Jha
||Arsi Prasad Singh
||Maithili Patrakaritaka Itihas (Treatise)
||Chandranath Mishra 'Amar'
||Marichika (Novel) Lily Ray
||Ee Bataha Sansar (Novel)
||Sudhanshu Shekhar Chaudhary
||Baji Uthal Murali (Poetry)
||Upendra Tagore 'Mohan'
||Avahatta: Udbhava O Vikas (Literary criticism)
||Vaidyanath Mallik 'Vidhu'
||Kichhu Dekhal Kichhu Sunal (Reminiscences)
||Naika Banijara (Novel)
||Braj Kishore Verma ‘Manipadma’
||Surendra Jha 'Suman'
||Radha Viraha (Epic poetry)