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Author photo. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay (1903-1988)

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay (1903-1988)

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay (1903–1988)

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Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay was an Indian social reformer and freedom fighter. She is most remembered for her contribution to the Indian independence movement; for being the driving force behind the renaissance of Indian handicrafts, handlooms, and theatre in independent India; and for upliftment of the socio-economic standard of Indian women by pioneering the co-operative movement. She became the first woman to run for a Legislative seat in India.Her acclaimed autobiography, Inner Recesses and Outer Spaces: Memoir was published in 1986.
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