क्यूँ क्यूँ लड़की (The Why Why Girl)

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क्यूँ क्यूँ लड़की

The why why girl (mahashweta devi)

MWhat do you call a girl who has asks ‘Why?’ for everything – Why Why Girl. This story is about a young Santali girl named Moyna . She has so much work to do through the day that she cannot attend school but her head is full of questions. She is so full of questions that the postmaster calls her the ‘why-why girl’!
Cover Art: Heart for Art

Hindi
Writer: Mahaswheta Devi
Storyteller (Hindi): Jyoti Adapawar

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About The Author (from Wikipedia)

Mahasweta Devi was an Indian Bengali fiction writer and social activist. Her notable literary works include Hajar Churashir MaaRudali, and Aranyer Adhikar. She worked for the rights and empowerment of the tribal people (Lodha and Shabar) of West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh states of India. She was honoured with various literary awards such as the Sahitya Akademi Award (in Bengali), Jnanpith Award and Ramon Magsaysay Award along with India’s civilian awards Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan.

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About The Sabar Tribe

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabar_(people)

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You can buy the book from TulikaBooks.com – http://www.tulikabooks.com/wordbird-books/the-why-why-girl-yain-yain-sirumi-tamil.html 

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