‘SHEROES’ Jamuna Bini from Arunachal gets Graphic Book on Her Life

 Dr. Jamuna Bini belongs to the Nyishi community. She was earlier in news for her book Uiimok, a collection of 21 folk tales of the tribe ‘Nyishi’ from Arunachal Pradesh. thenevibes.com

‘SHEROES’ Jamuna Bini from Arunachal gets Graphic Book on Her Life
National Book Trust to develop a graphic book on Dr. Jamuna Bini's life

‘SHEROES’ Jamuna Bini from Arunachal gets Graphic Book on Her Life

 

Dr. Jamuna Bini, renowned poet and writer from Arunachal Pradesh, has been chosen for the 'SHEROES from across India’ by Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India. National Book Trust and Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration will develop a graphic book on her life and work.

SHEROES is about honouring Contribution of Indian Women to Nation building. The Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration and National Book Trust will develop graphic books, short stories, and posters for different age groups on the contribution of Indian women to Nation building.

 Dr. Jamuna Bini, assistant professor of Hindi at Rajiv Gandhi University in Itanagar, belongs to the Nyishi community. She was earlier in news for her book Uiimok, a collection of 21 folk tales of the tribe ‘Nyishi’ from Arunachal Pradesh. About five to six folktales from this book are being shortlisted by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), and will be included as part of Hindi textbooks of upper primary classes (V to VIII) in Rajasthan government schools.

Uiimok means the land of the dead, according to Bini. The book was well received in the Hindi belt; illustration is done by Jene Hai. She has also penned a poetry collection titled ‘Jab Adivasi Gata Hai.’

Dr. Jamuna Bini’s literary works in Hindi and mother tongue Nyishi have been translated into many Indian languages, including Santhali, Assamese, Malayalam, Punjabi, Rajasthani, and even in Turkish.

Her poems are also included in the M. A. curriculum of Hindi Department, Allahabad University.

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