The former president of the All India Women's Conference (AIWC), a premier organization for women, Ashoka Gupta (November 1912 - 8 July 2008) has spent over fifty years in social work.
In the Path of Service
About the Book: In the Path of Service Born in 1912, and bearing witness to nine remarkable decades, full of change and movement, Ahoka Gupta writes an account of her life and times. These were dec...
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Madhu Trivedi teaches history in the School of Open Learning, University of Delhi. She is the author of The Making of the Awadh Culture. She has published several research articles on a variety of
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