About this author
Leela Majumdar was born on 26 February 1908. Her father’s name is Pramada Ranjan and her mother’s name is Surama Devi. She spent her childhood days in Shillong, where she studied at the Loreto Convent.
She ranked second among the girls in the matriculation examinations in 1924. She stood first in English (literature) both in her honors (graduation) and Master of Arts examinations at the University of Calcutta. The family she belonged to made a notable contribution to children’s literature.
An incomplete bibliography lists 125 books including a collection of short stories, five books under joint authorship, 9 translated books, and 19 edited books. she created Monimala, the story of a “very ordinary girl” whose grandmother starts writing to her from when she turns 12, continuing into her marriage and motherhood.
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