‘Souhardya De, born in 2004, is an Indian author of Historical Fiction, an art and culture Columnist and a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Souhardya has authored bylines in The Sunday Guardian, The Citizen, WION, The Statesman, Thrive Global, Scroll Media, The Standard, TOI Blogs, The Hills Times and other notable publications. He writes a fortnightly article on history, art and culture at The Sunday Guardian and leads the editorial team for the BFF page by the Young Post, South China Morning Post, Hong Kong. He intends to revitalise and invigorate the Indian art and culture, history and mythological epics through his works and tries to author them in a way most appealing to the readers of today.’ For his contributions to art and culture revitalisation, De was awarded the Rashtriya Bal Shakti Puraskar 2021, the highest Indian Civilian honour bestowed upon exceptional achievers under the age of 18.
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