Mrinal Pande

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Mrinal Pande
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Born (1946-02-26) 26 February 1946 (age 76)
Alma materAllahabad University George Washington University
OccupationHindi story writer, editor, columnist, essayist
Years active1967-present

Mrinal Pande (born 26 February 1946) is an Indian television personality, journalist and author, and until 2009 chief editor of Hindi daily Hindustan.

Early life and education[edit]

Pande was born in Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh, 26 February 1946.[citation needed] She studied initially at Nainital and then completed her Master's degree from Allahabad University.[1]


In her report on the life of indian women in the countryside (2003), she criticizes the widespread taboo in India of everything to do with the body and sexuality.[2]

She was awarded the Padma Shri in  2006 for her services in the field of journalism.[3]


  • Devi, Tales of the Goddess in our time; 2000, Viking/Penguin.
  • Daughter's Daughter, 1993. Penguin Books.[4]
  • That Which Ram Hath Ordained, 1993, Seagull Books.[5]
  • The Subject is Woman, 1991. Sanchar Publishing House, New Delhi.
  • My Own Witness, 2001, Penguin, New Delhi,ISBN 0-14-029731-6.#
  • Stepping Out · Life and Sexuality in Rural India, 2003, Gardners Books.
  • The Other Country: Dispatches from the Mofussil, 2012, Penguin, New Delhi.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mrinal Pandey Profile
  2. ^ Cornelia Zetzsche (ed.), Geschichten aus dem modernen Indien. Frankfurt (Main) 2006, p. 93.
  3. ^ "MRINAL PANDE".
  4. ^ Mrinal Pande Books Archived 19 November 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Mrinal Pande Books

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