Rani Chanda

Rani Chanda

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Rani Chanda was born on 1912 in Medinipur, British India. She was an Indian artist and writer. She was trained in music, dance, and arts at Visva Bharati and was a regular member of Rabindranath dance drama recitals.

Rabindranath Tagore first advised her to write. Unable to decide on the topic, she showed the poet the notes she took when Abanindranath Tagore used to tell stories of Rabindranath. The poet liked them and encouraged her to visit Abanindranath again and collect more such stories. These were later published as Ghorowa on Abanindranath’s 70th birthday.

She wrote the book Jenana Fatok describing her days in jail. In her travelogue, Pothe Ghate wrote about her experiences of going on official tours with her husband.

received the Rabindra Purashkar for her travelogue Purnokumbho in 1954. She was honored with Bhuvan Mohini Gold Medal by Calcutta University and received an honorary D.Lit. from Rabindra Bharati University for her literature.

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Alapchari Rabindranath By Rani Chanda
Alapchari Rabindranath By Rani Chanda
Alapchari Rabindranath
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02-02-2023
Gurudev By Rani Chanda
Gurudev By Rani Chanda
Gurudev
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02-02-2023