Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

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Mrs. Kala Moti Prakash

Name Mrs. Kala Moti Prakash
Date of Birth : Karachi,  Sind(Pakistan)
Place of Birth : 2-1-1934
Academic Attainments          : M.A.
Permanent Residential
: B-33 Aram Co-op. Hsg.
Society, Vakola, Santa Cruz (E),
Mumbai 400 051
Telephone Nos. : (R) 91-22-2612 0150/22612 8341
Occupation/ Profession : Retired Lecturer

Significant Literary Achievements/ Contributions :

Kala has written 12 books in Sindhi.  A few most significant are given below:
1.    Mamta joon Laharoon, (Waves of Affection), Collection of Poetic Prose Pieces, 1959.
2.    Murk Ain Mamta, (Smile & Affection), Short Stories, 1972.
3.    Hik Sapno Sukhan jo  (A Dream of Pleasures), Novel, 1973.
4.   Arsi-a-Ado (Facing the  Mirror), Novel, 1992.
5.    Vaqt Vithyoon Vichottyoon (Time, Gaps & Crevices), Novel, 1988.
6.    Pakhan Ji Preet (Love for Kith & Kin), Novel, 1988.

Recognition By Way Of Award/ Honours :

•    Award for the book Mamta Joon Lahroon, 1960 (By Akhil Bharat Sindhi Boli Ain Sahit Sabha).
•    Award for the book Arsi-a-Ado 1994. (At New Delhi, by Sahitya Akademi, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India).
•    Award for Outstanding contribution in literature, 1994. (At Mumbai, by Maharasthra State Sindhi Sahitya Academy).
•    Award for her significant literary contribution, 1995 (At Mumbai, By Ram Panjwani Literary & Cultural Centre.)

Additional Information :

She is one of the outstanding and popular novelist and short story writer.  Her special field of interest has been the portrayal of woman. 

Finale :

Her forte is Sindhi fiction (short story and novel) but at times she pens pieces of poetic prose, charged with motherly passion. 
Kala has made quite substantial contribution to the Sindhi literature.  She has received many prizes and the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for her novel Arsi-a-Ado in 1994.

She is dedicated to Sindhi language. This love prompted her to do  M.A. in Sindhi.  For some time she took up a job of teaching Sindhi in a college at Ulhasnagar,  the biggest settlement of Sindhis in India.

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