Author: Jasleen Dhamija
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123748818
This concise biography of one of the most important woman leaders of the twentieth century India who contributed both during the pre-independence and post-independence periods, brings to light the life and times of kamaladevi Chattopadhyay.
Written by an author who worked closely with her, the book traces the political, social, creative and above all, the human aspects of Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay while placing her pioneering role during and after the freedom struggle in a proper perspective.
The biography fulfils long felt need to have an authentic documentation of the life and achievement of this inspiring personality bringing out her contribution to the freedom movement, women’s rights, human right, living cultural tradition and performing arts.
1. Early Beginnings, Childhood in Mangalore
2. The Youthful Kamaladevi
3. Political Life
4. Independence & After
5. The Handicraft Movement
6. Performing Arts
7. Women’s Empowerment