back to top
Latest NewsHindi writer Malti Joshi dies at 90

Hindi writer Malti Joshi dies at 90

Date:

New Delhi, May 16: Renowned Hindi writer and Padma Shri recipient Malti Joshi died on Wednesday.

She was 90.

“Joshi breathed her last at the Delhi residence of her son and Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) member secretary Sachchidanand Joshi,” a family friend told sources.

Popularly known as ‘Malwa ki Meera', Joshi was awarded the Padma Shri by the then President Ramnath Kovind in 2018.

She wrote more than 60 books in Hindi and Marathi.

Some of her popular works include ‘Madhayantar', ‘Pataakshep', ‘Parajay', ‘Ek Ghar Sapno Ka', ‘Woh Tera Ghar, Ye Mera Ghar', and her novel ‘Aurat Ek Raat Hai'.

Joshi's last rites will be performed at Lodhi Road cremation ground on Thursday.

Northlines
Northlines
The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related

J&K | Delegation Of Godrej Industries Group Calls On LG Manoj Sinha

SRINAGAR, May 21: A delegation of Godrej Industries Group...

Money Laundering Probe: ED Raids Ex-DPIIT Secretary Ramesh Abhishek

NEW DELHI, May 21: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday...

Govt Reconstitutes Panel To Review Recruitment Rules For Command Area Development

JAMMU, May 21: The  Jammu and Kashmir Government has...