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'Souls like her define eternity'

'Souls like her define eternity'

'People like Mahaswetadi can never die. They live in our hearts and minds.' Mahashweta Devi, who passed into the ages on Thursday, July 28, was a mother, friend and Didi to so many people. Writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen, a winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, was very close to Mahashwetadi. It's too difficult to write a tribute to Mahaswetadi. I was way too close to her. Her father Manish Ghatak, a well-known poet and novelist of the Kallol movement, (who used the pseudonym Jubanashwa) was very ..., 1 month ago

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The whimsical is real

Mahashweta Devi belonged to the tradition of great writers writing for children In 1998 when Mahashweta Devis Our Non-Veg Cow and other stories quietly entered bookshops, the reactions were not so quiet. The writer who was the personification of pen is ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Tribute: Mahashweta Devi  Livemint.com1 month ago Mahashweta Devi: India's marginalised lose a sincere voice  Financial Express1 month ago Mahashweta Devi's death has left a vacuum in Indian literature that can never be filled: Govind Nihalani  Indian Express2 months ago
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee Condoles Mahasweta Devi's Passing

"India has lost a great writer. Bengal has lost a glorious mother. I have lost a personal guide. Mahashweta Di rest in peace," Banerjee posted on Twitter. India has lost a great writer. Bengal has lost a glorious mother. I have lost a personal ...
 Jagran Post2 months ago PM condoles death of Mahasweta Devi  United News of India2 months ago Mamata condoles writer Mahasweta Devi's passing  Sify2 months ago Mamata condoles Mahasweta Devi's passing  Yahoo! India2 months ago
Mumbai Mirror

A voice for the voiceless

By Suman Mukhopadhyay Mahasweta Devi January 14, 1926—july 28, 2016 An acclaimed writer and activist, Mahasweta Devi spent her entire life working tirelessly to make the plight of the 'wretched of the earth' heard. Mahasweta Devi brought a ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 months ago ‘Voice of justice’ Mahasweta Devi dies  Asian Age2 months ago
MSN India

Mahashweta Devi is no more

Letter THE great author Mahashweta Devi has died at the age of 90. Her death has left a permanent void in the world of Bangla literature. She was born in Dhaka in 1926 and migrated to West Bengal. A celebrity writer Mahasweta Devi was also a ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago Famed author Mahashweta Devi dies at age 90  MSN India2 months ago Author Mahashweta Devi Passes Away at 90  News18.com2 months ago

10 things you need to know about Mahashweta Devi

Writer and activist Mahashweta Devi, who passed away after a prolonged illness on Thursday, authored more than a 100 novels and 20 collections of short stories. She was not only a celebrated writer but also firebrand social activist, who strongly raised voice against the industrial policy of West Bengal government. Her prolific work had fetched her many awards, including the Sahitya Akademi in 1979, the Padma Shri in 1986, the Jnanpith in 1997 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2006. Here are 10 ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Five things you need to know about the firebrand Mahasweta Devi  New Indian Express2 months ago

Mahasweta Devi a writer for the Poor :An Unending Legend

By Dr Ratan Bhattacharjee She lived a legendary life among the Lodha tribe of Midnapore , the Kheria Shobors of Purulia and Dhikaros of Birbhum. Her heart bled for the Kurmi, Dusad or Bhangira of Bihar and Madhya Pradesh and also the Santhals of ...
 ShillongTimes.com1 month ago

Guj to preserve Mahashweta Devi's ashes

The ashes of renowned writeractivist Mahashweta Devi will be brought to Adivasi Akademy in Tejgadh village of Chhota Udepur in keeping with her last wishes. The eminent writer passed away on July 28 following multiple-organ failure. She was 91. It ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com1 month ago

The naked truth of fiction

Dopdi, a tribal woman and leading character in Mahasweta Devi’s short story Draupadi, derives her name from the Mahabharata namesake and is subjected, like her, to the mercy of men who want to strip her as an act of lust and chastisement. Draupadi was saved ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Trisha Das: Women rock, get out of the way!

She may have made over 40 documentaries but Trisha Das says that her dream was to always be an author. Authoring is a bit of a daunting profession, so I started making films, she admits. After winning the National Award in 2005, I wrote a couple of ...
 DNA India1 week ago
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