Moortidevi Award is given annually in which of the following fields ?

  1. Literature
  2. Films
  3. Journalism
  4. Music
Manish Listener Asked on 5th November 2014 in General Knowledge.
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Literature

Moortidevi Award is given annually in the Literature field. This award is instuted in 1944 by the Late Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, founder of Bharatiya Jnanpith. Sahu Shanti Prasad Instituted this award in the memory of his mother.  Moortidevi award given to those personalities who emphasizes Indian philosophy and culture. The prize includes an amount or Rupees Four Lac, a plaque, a statue of Saraswati and a shawl.
Here is the list of Moortidevi award recipients:

Year

Laureate

Language

1983 C.K Nagaraja Rao Kannada
1894 Virendra Kumar Jain Hindi
1985 Manubhai Pancholi ‘Darshak’ Gujarat
1986 Kanhyaiya Lal Sethia Rajasthani
1988 Vishnu Prabhakar Hindi
1989 Vidya Niwas Mishra Hindi
1990 Munishree Nagraj Hindi
1991 Pratibha Rai Oriya
1992 Kubernath Ray Hindi
1993 Shyamacharan Dubey Hindi
1994 Shivaji Sawant Marathi
1995 Nirmal Verma Hindi
2000 Govind Chandra Pande Hindi
2001 Rammurti Tripathi Hindi
2002 yashdev Shalya Hindi
2003 Kalyan Mal Lodha Hindi
2004 Narayan Desai Gujarati
2005 Rammurti Sharma Hindi
2006 Krishna Bihari Mishra Hindi
2007 M. Veerappa Moily Kannada
2008 Raghuvansh Hindi
2009 Akkitham Malayalam
2010 Gopi Chand Narag Urdu
2011 Gulab Kothari Hindi
2012 Haraprasad Das Oriya
2013 C. Radhakrishnan Malayalam
Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 19th April 2015.
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