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Amrita Pritam's Poetry , Novels and Essay Books released On JSKS
A Nice Collection of Novels , Poems and Essay Books of Amrita Pritam has been Launched online on JSKS . These can be now ordered from anywhere in the world which is a great service to thousands of her fans living in all parts of the world .
Amrita Pritam is credited to be the first prominent woman Punjabi Poet , Novelist and essayist . Her career spanned over six decades during which she wrote over a 100 books of poetry , fiction , biographies , a collection of punjabi folk songs and an autobiography that were translated into many other languages . Amrita Pritam was a winner of some very prestigious Literary awards . She not only excelled in the field of poetry but her essays and novels too took the literary world by storm .
In 1956, she became the first woman to win the Sahitya Akademi Award for her magnum opus, a long poem, Sunehray (Messages), later she received the Bhartiya Jnanpith, one of India's highest literary awards, in 1982 for Kagaz Te Canvas (The Paper and the Canvas). The Padma Shri came her way in 1969 and finally, Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian award, in 2004, and in the same year she was honoured with India's highest literary award, given by the Sahitya Akademi (India's Academy of Letters), the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship given to the """"immortals of literature"""" for lifetime achievement.
Some of her popluar Books are listed here :
1. Kagaz Te Canvas
3. Rasidi Ticket
4. Ik Si Anita Te Faiz
5. Paki Haveli Jalavatan Te Nanda
6. Doctor Dev Te Kachi Sarak
7. Tervan Suraj Te Uninja Din
8. Yatri Adalat Kore Kagaz
10. Kagaz Te Canvas To Paihlan
11. Khabarnama Te Chak Number Chhati
12. Amrita Pritam - Meri Ma Vi Saheli Vi ( Biography of Amrita Pritam written by her Daughter )
Many of her popular books are available on this website : http://www.jsks.co.in/
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