Who is the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award, the highest literary award in India?

Options :
  1. Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay
  2. MahaKavi G. Shankara Kurup
  3. Sumitranandan Pant
  4. Umashankar Joshi
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

The Malayalam poet MahaKavi G. Shankara Kurup was awarded the Jnanpith Award in 1965 for his collection of Poems in Malayalam. Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay won it in 1966, Sumitranandan Pant in 1968 and Umashankar Joshi in 1967.

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