Sunday, October 29, 2017

Kamladevi Chattopadhyay

Today is the death anniversary of Kamladevi Chattopadhyay, the Indian Independence activist, and a promoter of Indian Handicrafts,handlooms and theatre.She did pioneering work in women empowerment through financial independence and cooperative movement.The institutions like National School of Drama, Sangeet Natak Academy, Central Cottage Industries Emporium and Craft Council of India , to a larger extent owe their existence to her vision.
A recipient of Ramon Magsaysay Award, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, she died this day in 1988 aged 85.

Our humble tributes !

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