Writer and First Woman Governor of Goa Mridula Sinha Passes Away

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Mrs Mridula Sinha
Mrs Mridula Sinha

Writer and first woman governor of Goa and senior BJP leader Mridula Sinha passed away at the age of 77. A renowned Hindi writer, Sinha was also the former president of BJP Mahila Morcha and also the former chairperson of Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB), Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Several senior BJP leaders including Prime Minister Modi, expressed their condolence on her demise. “Smt. Mridula Sinha Ji will be remembered for her efforts towards public service.

She was also a proficient writer, making extensive contributions to the world of literature as well as culture. Anguished by her demise. Condolences to her family and admirers. Om Shanti,” the Prime Minister said.

Sinha, who completed her post-graduation in psychology, was also a regular contributor in national and regional Hindi newspapers, periodicals and magazines.

While in Bihar, Sinha also served a lecturer at Dr S K Sinha Women’s College, Motihari and later on served as the principal of Bhartiya Shishu Mandir.

She has  authored more than 46 books in various disciplines. Her contributions include ‘Jyon mehandi ko rang’ (novel), ‘Nayi Devyani’ (novel), ‘Gharwaas’ (novel) and many more. Sinha had also written a biography on late Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia.

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