Padma Shri awardee Padma Sachdev passes away
On 4th August 2021, Noted author and Padma Shri awardee Padma Sachdev, the first modern woman poet of Dogri language, passed away at the age of 81 in a Mumbai hospital.
- Sachdev was honored with Padma Shri in 2001 and was also awarded the Kabir Samman for poetry for 2007-08 by the Madhya Pradesh government.
- She has authored various books in Dogri and Hindi, and her poetry collections, like ‘Meri Kavita Mere Geet’, won her the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1971.
Saddened to hear of the demise of Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Ji, an accomplished writer, poetess, and novelist from J&K.— Junaid Azim Mattu (@Junaid_Mattu) August 4, 2021
Her contribution in Dogri and Hindi literature is exemplary. She won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1971 for ‘Meri Kavita Mere Geet’.
Condolences to her family. pic.twitter.com/RXCHp3PZM9
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