Monday, March 19, 2007


Kamleshwar (1932-2007) was among the pioneers of the Nayee Kahani movement in Hindi literature in the 1950s. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi award in 2003 for his novel Kitne Pakistan, and the highest civilian honour of Padma Bhushan in 2006 for his contribution to Hindi literature.

Kamleshwar's work with Katha: "Not Flowers of Henna" translated from the Hindi by Jai Ratan.

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