28 September 2016
Dinesh Nandini Dalmia 11.10.2009
Dr. Dinesh Nandini Dalmia (1928–2007), also written as Dineshnandini Dalmia, was an Indian poet, short story writer and novelist of Hindi literature. She published poems, prose poems, short stories and novels and was known to have been vocal against gender discriminiation and purdah system. Shabnam , Niraash Aasha,Mujhe Maaf Kama and Yeh Bhi Jhooth Hai are some of her notable works. The Government of India awarded her the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 2006, for her contributions to literature.