Who received the first Sahitya Akademi award for English ?

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Who received the first Sahitya Akademi award for English ?

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  1. R.K Narayan received the first  Sahitya  Akademi award for English. As per Wikipedia ” R. K. Narayan (10 October 1906 €“ 13 May 2001), full name Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, was an Indian writer, best known for his works set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi. He is one of three leading figures of early Indian literature in English (alongside Mulk Raj Anand and Raja Rao), and is credited with bringing the genre to the rest of the world.”

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