Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Gulabdas Broker

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Occupation  author, journalist
Role  Author
Name  Gulabdas Broker

Nationality  Indian
Language  Gujarati
Gulabdas Broker wwwgujaratisahityaparishadcomphotossarjakoGul

Born  20 September 1909 (age 96), Porbandar, Gujarat (1909-09-20)
Notable awards  Padma Shri (1991), Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak (1998)
Died  10 June 2006 (aged 96) Pune, Maharashtra

Similar  Keshavram Kashiram Shastri, Chandravadan Mehta, Umashankar Joshi

GULABDAS BROKER Na 104ma Janmadin Nimitee : SAHITYA VIMARSH


Gulabdas Broker was a Gujarati language author from India. He is primarily known for his short stories and one-act plays in Gujarati literature.

Contents

Udi udi jaye ..shree gulabdas broker prathamik school


Life

Broker was born at Porbandar on September 20, 1909. He completed his education in Gujarati and English literature from Bombay University in 1930. He briefly worked at the Bombay Stock Exchange. Later he started his writing in 1932 when he was jailed during the Satyagraha movement. His first short story collection was Ane Biji Vato ("And Other Talks").

Broker served as the president of Gujarati Sahitya Parishad from 1973 to 1974.

Broker died on June 10, 2006 at Pune, Maharashtra.

Works

He edited Akhandand, a Gujarati monthly. He wrote large number of short stories, plays, travelogues and autobiography too. Several of them are translated into Hindi, Spanish, German and English. He also edited Ekanki, a periodical devoted to one-act plays.

Awards

Broker was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India in 1992. He was also awarded Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak, the highest literary award in Gujarati language, in 1998. He also received Kumar Chandrak in 1968.

The Government of Gujarat awarded Broker the Narsinh Mehta Award.

References

Gulabdas Broker Wikipedia