Swarnakumari Devi (28 August 1855–3 July 1932) was an Indian 08 Bengali poet, novelist, playwright, composer and social worker from West Bengal. She was the first notable female Bengali writer from Bengal.
She was born to Maharshi Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi into the famous Tagore family of Jorasanko, Kolkata on 28 August 1855 . She was the sister of Rabindranath Tagore. Her husband was Janakinath Ghosal, a deputy magistrate. She achieved fame as writer and editor of the well-known literary monthly Bharati for 30 years. To help the orphans and widows, she established the 'Sakhi Samiti' with the help of the members of the Tagore family. She died on 3 July 1932.
Dipnirban (The Snuffing Out of the Light), 1876
Mibar Raj, 1877
Chinna Mukul (A Picked Flower), 1879
Hughlir Imam Badi 1887
Bidroha (Revolt), 1890
Snehalata ba Palita (tr. as: The Uprooted Vine), 1892
Phulermala (tr. as: The fatal Garland), 1894
Kahake (To Whom?; tr. as: The Unfinished Song), 1898
Koney Badal (Evening Dust Clouds / Time for Seeing the Bride), 1906
Pak Chakra (Wheel of Fortune), 1911
Basanta Utsav (Spring Festival), 1879
University of Calcutta honoured her with the Jagattarini gold medal in 1927.
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