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Mahasweta Devi

Mahasweta Devi

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Mahasweta Devi

Nationality:

Indian

Born:

Mahasweta Devi was born in 1926 in Dhaka, to literary parents in a Hindu Brahmin family. Her father Manish Ghatak was a well known poet and novelist of the Kallol era, who used the pseudonym Jubanashwa. He also happened to be the elder brother of the noted filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak. Mahasweta's mot...

Books by Mahasweta Devi
Chotti Munda and His Arrow by: Mahasweta Devi (ISBN : 1405107057)
Written in 1980, this novel by prize-winning Indian writer Mahasweta Devi, translated and..More Details
Lakshmibai, the Queen of Jhansi, a legendary Indian heroine, led her troops against the British..More Details
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Notable Works:

Hajar Churashir Ma (No. 1084's Mother),
Aranyer Adhikar (The Occupation of the Forest),
Titu Mir

Awards Won:

Jnanpath,
Magsaysay