Balamani Amma poems: Who is Balamani Amma?

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POSTED BY: Ranjeet Kumar PUBLISHED: 19th July, 22

On Tuesday, Google released an unique doodle in honour of renowned Indian poet Balamani Amma to mark her 113rd birthday. 

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 She is still referred to in Malayalam poetry as the "amma" (mother) and "muthassi" (grandmother).

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Amma received a number of honours and accolades, including the Saraswati Samman for Nivedyam in 1995

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 and the Sahitya Akademi Award for Muthassi in 1965, which is India's third highest civilian honour.

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Amma, Mazhuvinte Katha (The Story of the Axe), and Sandhya are some of her other well-known works. 

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Amma didn't have a formal education, but her maternal uncle's library had a big impact on her

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She also published additional works, such as translations, and more than 20 poetry anthologies.

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