Odiya writer Dr. Sarojini Sahoo enlisted among 25 Exceptional women of India
Report by Rashmi r Parida; Bhubaneswar (Orissa):
Noted feminist writer and Orissa Sahitya Academy Award winner Dr. Sarojini Sahoo has been enlisted among 25 exceptional women of India by ‘Kindle’ English magazine of Kolkata. The enlisted names are: Sonia Gandhi, Arundhati Roy, Indira Jaising, Barkha Dutt, Ritu Kumar , Meera Nair, Mahasweta Devi,Kiran Majumdar Shaw,Anjolie Ela Menon, Sunta Narain, Ma Faiza, Koneru Humpy, Medha Patkar, Shabna Azmi, Romila Thappar, Sarojini Sahoo, Irom Sharmila,Tipriti Kharbhangar, Mary Kom, Shahnaz Hussain, Mayawati, Chanda Kochhar , Aishwarya Rai Bachhan.
Sarojini Sahoo born in 1956 at small town Dhenkanal. Sarojini earned her MA and PhD degrees in Oriya Literature and a Bachelor of Law from Utkal University. She now teaches at a degree college in Belpahar, Jharsuguda, Orissa. She won the Orissa Sahitya Academy Award (1993), the Jhankar Award (1992), the Bhubaneswar Book Fair Award, and the Prajatantra Award. She is the second daughter of Ishwar Chandra Sahoo and the late Nalini Devi and is married to Jagadish Mohanty, a veteran writer of Orissa. She has a son and a daughter.