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Amrita Pritam was one of the most popular Punjabi writers. She is considered the first female Pun... Read More

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Amrita Pritam was one of the most popular Punjabi writers. She is considered the first female Punjabi poetess. She has written over 100 books, including her acclaimed autobiography, Raseedi Ticket. She was awarded the second-highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan. She was the first female writer ever to receive the Sahitya Akademi Award. She was also awarded India's highest literary award, the Jnanpith Award. She rose to fame with her Punjabi poem, 'Ajj Aankhan Vaaris Shah Nu', which details the inhuman violence in Punjab at the time of India's Partition in heartbreaking detail. It won acclaim on both sides of the India-Pakistan border.This is a unique collection of Amrita Pritam Stories. She herself has chosen stories for this compilation from several books. So she wrote about this book: This Book contains only those stories, whose characters give their own identity by sitting in stories courtyard.

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Title: Kahaniyon Ke Aangan Mein
Author: AMRITA PRITAM
SKU: BK0444739
EAN: 9789353497118
Language: Hindi
Binding: Paperback

About Author

Amrita Pritam was an Indian maverick writer and poet. She is considered the first eminent female Punjabi writer, novelist and poet of the 20th century. Her writing is equally loved by the people of India and Pakistan. In her over 6 decades long career, she produced over hundred works, including poetry, essays, novels, biographies, etc. She was honoured with prestigious awards like the 'Sahitya Akademi,' 'Bharatiya Jnanpith,' and 'Padma Vibhushan' among many others. One of her most famous novels titled 'Pinjar' was made into a movie of the same name. She also penned an autobiography, in which she expressed her audacity by writing about her personal life, which might be considered 'controversial' by many, even in contemporary India. Amrita Pritam is most remembered for her poem, 'Ajj aakhaan Waris Shah nu.'

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