Newton D India 361 Questions 225 Answers 1 Best Answer 1k Points View Profile 3 Newton D Asked: May 6, 20202020-05-06T14:00:35+05:30 2020-05-06T14:00:35+05:30In: General Who is the first woman to receive Jnanpith Award? 3 Who is the first woman to receive Jnanpith Award? g.k Share Facebook 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent AmAn KumAr Ranchi, India 0 Questions 1k Answers 2 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Aman Kumar Added an answer on May 6, 2020 at 2:07 pm The first award for Jnanpith was given in 1965 to G. Sankara Kurup for Malayali Literature. First Lady to win Gyanpith Award: The first women to receive this prestigious award was the Bengali writer Ashapoorna Devi who was awarded in 1976. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.