With over 100 novels and over 20 short stories collections, Mahasweta Devi's work primarily focused on social issues and common people. He had once said, "The reason and inspiration for my writing are those people who are exploited and used, and yet do not accept defeat". Having grown up partly in Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan, Mahasweta Devi went on to work as an English lecturer at a Kolkata university until 1984 when she retired to concentrate on her writing. This artwork of Google pays tribute to the pre-eminent writer on her 92nd birthday. Mahasweta herself chose to pursue English literature, gaining a BA and MA degree in thr subject; she taught at a Kolkata college (after trying out various other jobs like working at a post office, selling soaps and letter writing). She also campaigned against the former Left Front government's land acquisition policies in Singur and Nandigram. Later in the 1970s, influenced by the Naxalite movement, she wrote Hajar Churashir Ma, Aranyer Adhikar and NairhiteMegh, among others. She once said, "My India still lives behind a curtain of darkness". Several of her works have been adapted in films over the years. Recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Bharatiya Jananpith Award, the Ramon Magsaysay Award and the Padma Vibhushan, "Mahasweta Devi is credited with initiating a new move in Bengali literature that blends history, fiction and myth with a touch of documentary reality".
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