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Shripad Narayan Pendse also called Nagari , is an abugida alphabet of India and Nepal...
: श्रीपाद नारायण पेंडसे) (January 5, 1913 – March 24, 2007) was a writer of several Marathi
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novels. He hailed from Maharashtra
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His novel Rathachakra
(The Chariot-Wheel) received a Sahitya Akademi Award
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His novel Garambacha Bapu
was translated in 1969 into English with the title Wild Bapu of Garambi
as a part of the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works
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, which had been organized with Sahitya Akademi
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(The Outcast) and Tumbadche Khot
(The Khots of Tumbad) are Pendse's other two popular novels.