Balamani Amma

Amma had no formal education, and was greatly influenced by her maternal uncle and his library. He published moreome text

Balamani Amma

than 20 collections of poetry, among other works, including translations. Google on Tuesday celebrated

Balamani Amma

the 113th birth anniversary of the great Indian poet Balamani Amma with a special doodle. She is known as 'Amma' (Mother)

Balamani Amma

and 'Muthassi' (Grandmother) in Malayalam poetry. Amma was honored with various awards and honors

Balamani Amma

such as Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, in 1987; Sahitya Akademi Award to Muthasi in 1965;

Balamani Amma

His other famous works were Amma, Mazuvinte Katha (The Story of the Axe) and Sandhya. Amma had no formal education and was greatly 

Balamani Amma

influenced by her maternal uncle and his library. He published over 20 collections of poems, including translations, among other works.

Balamani Amma

Amma’s other influences include Vallathol Narayana Menon, one of the triumvirate poets of modern Malayalam, and Nalapat Narayana Menon.