Odia Prabandha Book Shabdara Sunakathi is the latest book by Dr Pratibha Ray released in 2020.
Pratibha Ray is an Indian academic and writer. She was born on 21 January 1943, at Alabol, a remote village in the Balikuda area of Jagatsinghpur district formerly part of Cuttack district of Odisha. She was the first woman to win the Moortidevi Award in 1991. She is an eminent fiction-writer in contemporary India. She writes novels and short stories in her mother tongue Odia. Her first novel Barsha Basanta Baishakha (1974) was a best seller.
Her search for a “social order based on equality, love, peace and integration”, continues, since she first penned at the age of nine. When she wrote for a social order, based on equality without class, caste, religion or sex discriminations, some of her critics branded her as a communist, and some as feminist. But she says “I am a humanist. Men and women have been created differently for the healthy functioning of society. The specialities women have been endowed with should be nurtured further. As a human being however, woman is equal to man”.
She continued her writing career even after her marriage and raising a family of three children and husband Mr Akshay Ray who is an eminent engineer of odisha of kaduapada jagatsinghpur dist of odisha she credits her parents and her husband. She completed her master’s degree in education, and PhD in educational psychology while raising her children. Her post-doctoral research was on Tribalism and Criminology of Bondo Highlander, one of the most primitive tribes of Odisha, India.
|Binding Type||Hard Cover|
|Book Dimention||Packaging approx in cm – 15x22x1|
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