Niranjanaben Mukulbhai Kalarthi

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Kalarthi receives the Nari Shakti Puraskar

Niranjanaben Mukulbhai Kalarthi is an Indian author and educator. She was awarded the 2021 Nari Shakti Puraskar in 2022.


Writing in Gujarati language under the name Mukulbhai Kalarthi, Kalarthi published the books Ba ane Bapu about Gandhi and Gujaratna Shirchhatra Sardar about Vallabhbhai Patel.[1]

Kalarthi is an administrator of the Swaraj Ashram at Bardoli and was present at the Bardoli Satyagraha.[2] She is also a trustee of the Navajivan Trust which publishes the works of Gandhi.[3] She has founded groups which promote the Gujarati language and for this was awarded the 2021 Nari Shakti Puraskar in 2022.[1] She also received a National Teachers Award in 1989.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Kainthola, Deepanshu (8 March 2022). "President Presents Nari Shakti Puraskar for the Years 2020, 2021". Tatsat Chronicle Magazine. Retrieved 10 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Greenman Viral Desai Celebrated Gandhi Jayanti by Conducting a Satyagraha at Sardar Ashram". ED Times. 8 September 2021. Retrieved 10 March 2022.
  3. ^ Khan, Saeed; Chauhan, Ashish (1 June 2017). "Navajivan to publish popular literature". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 March 2022.