Dr. Kalpana Dave (M.A , B.Ed, Ph.D, Dip.in Journalisam)

Dr.Kalpana Dave is a well-known writer in Gujarati Literature & a freelance journalist. Associated  with  field of education, after about  four decades of experience in teaching in higher education in a college at graduate level,  she retired as a Head of Gujarati Dept. from Shri. M.D.Shah Mahila  College.(Malad-Mumbai). She is a recipient of  Dr.Panna Modi Best TeacherAward  (January-2011)  awarded by  Janseva Samiti—N.G.O.  Malad, Mumbai.

She has also been  awarded “Gira-Gurjari paritoshik” 2nd prize for her short-novel “Mrugjal” ( 2010 )  by –Kala Gurjary,  a Lit.organisation. Vile Parle, Mumbai.

Her special contribution in Gujarati Literature is in the field of social novel and biography. The  novel “Tender Wings of a Burning Bird” deals with  trauma  of  a  teenage girl Devki, suffering  from incurable disease  “Psorisis”,  starving not only for good health care,  nutritious food & medicine,  but also for the affection o f her parents. In India poverty, unemployment, illiteracy & social discrimination of a girl child are root causes of all the evils in the society.

Can we give  them right to live with dignity?


Books By Dr. Kalpana Dave (M.A , B.Ed, Ph.D, Dip.in Journalisam)

Dr. Kalpana Dave