About : Namdev Tarachandani
Famous Sindhi - Academy Award - Sahityakar Gaurav Puraskar
46th Awardee of Sindhi Sahitya Academy Award 2013
Felicitated with Academy Award and Sahityakar Gaurav Puraskar, Namdev Santumal Tarachandani is among the personalities of Sindhi literature who are born close to time of partition so they are brought up and educated in India. Namdev was born on 25 November 1946 at Lukman Khairpur Sindh and has been associated with Kapadia Mahila College of Bhavnagar Gujarat for a long period at the time of retirement he was working as the Head of the Hindi Department.
Namdev Tarachandani was honored by Sahitya Academy with Academy Award in Sindhi in the year 2013 for his book Mansh Nagari which is a long poem in Sindhi. Tarachandani the representative of the new waves of the ocean of Sindhi literature have credit for own writing, translation and editing books. He has also bagged the literary award of Akhil Bharat Sindhi Boli Sahitya Sabha and Sahityakar Gaurav Puraskar of Gujarat Sindhi Sahitya Academy both in the same year 2009.
Beside the Academy award winner poetry book Namdev Tarachandani has also wrote a few other books like Joda Kata [Novel], Vikhun [Short Stories] and Sindhi Katha Sahitya [Criticism] etc. He has also edited a few books like “Lal Pushp Hiku Abhyaa” written on life of Academy Award  winner personality Lal Bhagwandas Rijhwani famous as Lal Pushp in Sindhi literature.
Presently living at Vadodara has spent major time of life at Bhavnagar as his schooling was done at Alfred High School Bhavnagar and higher studies at Shamaldas Arts College Bhavnagar. After completing education from 1977 to 2008 he worked at Kapadia Mahila Arts College Bhavnagar.
Brief Introduction [Biography] Namdev Tarachandani
Namdev Santumal Tarachandani
City in India
Bhavnagar & Vadodara
Lukman Khairpur Sindh
Date of Birth
25 November 1946
Sindhi Literature - Education
Literary Contribution – Namdev Tarachandani
List of some of popular books written, translated and edited by Namdev Tarachandani : -
Lal Pushp Hiku Abhyaas
Sindh Jo Sindhi Sahitya
Sindhi Katha Sahitya
Awards – Namdev Tarachandani
Though Namdev Tarachandani has bagged many awards but here we are mentioning only three most important ones.
Literary Award by Akhil Bharat Sindhi Boli Sahit Sabha and Sahityakar Gaurav Puraskar by Gujarat Sindhi Sahtya Academy Award. [both in 2009]
Academy Award by Sahitya Academy in 2013.