"Amrita Pritam (1919  2005) was the first prominent female #Punjabi #poet #novelist and #essayist. Her explicitly #feminist work acknowledges women's desires and independence -- inspiring women to take responsibility of their lives!" #strongwomen #kaur  #Kaurista #quote repost @kaurista

"Amrita Pritam (1919 2005) was the first prominent female #Punjabi #poet #novelist and #essayist. Her explicitly #feminist work acknowledges women's desires and independence -- inspiring women to take responsibility of their lives!" #strongwomen #kaur #Kaurista #quote repost @kaurista

10 Compelling Amrita Pritam Quotes That Resonate with Our Feelings Even Today

10 Compelling Amrita Pritam Quotes That Resonate with Our Feelings Even Today

Amrita Pritam reimagined romantic poetry by centring it upon the woman. She challenged status quo with both her life and her literature.

Amrita Pritam reimagined romantic poetry by centring it upon the woman. She challenged status quo with both her life and her literature.

an excerpt from an interview with Amrita Pritam (1919–2005) the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist.

an excerpt from an interview with Amrita Pritam (1919–2005) the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist.

"When a man denies the power of women, he is denying his own subconscious. " --Amrita Pritam, Indian writer and poet.

"When a man denies the power of women, he is denying his own subconscious. " --Amrita Pritam, Indian writer and poet.

Documentary on Amrita Pritam by Rekhta.org - YouTube

Documentary on Amrita Pritam by Rekhta.org - YouTube

Amrita Pritam: She was the first woman poet to write primarily in Punjabi. Having won three significant honours in her lifetime - Jnanpith Award, Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan - and published over 170 books of poems, essays and short stories, she is regarded as an ‘immortal’ in Indian literature. When she was working for All India Radio in Delhi, she got together with poet Sahir Ludhianvi; the relationship didn’t last long due to Sahir’s alleged infidelity. She then met Imroz, an artist six…

Amrita Pritam: She was the first woman poet to write primarily in Punjabi. Having won three significant honours in her lifetime - Jnanpith Award, Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan - and published over 170 books of poems, essays and short stories, she is regarded as an ‘immortal’ in Indian literature. When she was working for All India Radio in Delhi, she got together with poet Sahir Ludhianvi; the relationship didn’t last long due to Sahir’s alleged infidelity. She then met Imroz, an artist six…

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