Ashapurna Devi
2 Books / Date of Birth:- 08-01-1909 / Date of Death:- 13-07-1995
Ashapurna Devi - she was a prominent Indian novelist and poet in Bengali. She has been widely honoured with a number of prizes and awards. In 1976, she was awarded Jnanpith Award and the Padma Shri by the Government of India; D.Litt. by the Universities of Jabalpur, Rabindra Bharati, Burdwan and Jadavpur. Vishwa Bharati University honoured her with Deshikottama in 1989. For her contribution as a novelist and short story writer, the Sahitya Akademi conferred its highest honour, the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship, in 1994

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