Noted Hindi author and essayist Krishna Sobti passed away
- Noted Hindi author and essayist Krishna Sobti, who passed
away on 24 January 2019.
- She was awarded the Jnanpith Award, India’s highest literary
award, in 2017.
- Sobti’s notable works include 'Daar Se Bichhudi', 'Gujarat
Pakistan Se Gujarat Hindustan' among others.
- She was awarded the Sahitya Akademi award in 1980. She was
also offered Padma Bhushan, which she declined.