Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is a doctor by profession who has authored six books so far, including The Adivasi Will Not Dance, The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey and My Father’s Garden, among others. He has translated from Santhali and Hindi into English; and is now trying to translate from Bengali. Shekhar won the 2015 Yuva Puraskar and the 2015 Muse India Young Writer Award.

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