Mrinal Pande
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Born (1946-02-26) 26 February 1946 (age 76)
Alma materAllahabad University George Washington University
Occupation(s)Hindi story writer, editor, columnist, essayist
Years active1967-present

Mrinal Pande (born 26 February 1946) is an Indian television personality, journalist and author, and until 2009 chief editor of Hindi daily Hindustan.

Early life and education

Pande was born in Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh, 26 February 1946.[citation needed] She studied initially at Nainital and then completed her Master's degree from Allahabad University.[1]


In her report on the life of indian women in the countryside (2003), she criticizes the widespread taboo in India of everything to do with the body and sexuality.[2]

She was awarded the Padma Shri in  2006 for her services in the field of journalism.[3]


See also


  1. ^ Mrinal Pandey Profile
  2. ^ Cornelia Zetzsche (ed.), Geschichten aus dem modernen Indien. Frankfurt (Main) 2006, p. 93.
  3. ^ "MRINAL PANDE".
  4. ^ Mrinal Pande Books Archived 19 November 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Mrinal Pande Books

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