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Gen 6 - 1931-2018 (87 years)

Aparna was the third daughter of Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta. And held several distinctive posts just like her esteemed father, and worked till her last.

  • School education in Kolkata, followed by BA from Elphinstone College, Bombay

  • A second BA degree followed by Masters and Doctorate from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • Another MA degree from George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

  • Joined department of  History at Delhi University as a Reader (1970)

  • Founding member of Indian Association of Women’s Studies, and International Federation for Research in Women's History

  • President of the All India Committee for Eradication of Illiteracy Among Women in India

  • Authored several books, articles and biographies for personalities such as Mridula Sarabhai, GL Mehta and Sir Lallubhai Samaldas

  • Chairperson, National Gandhi Museum, Rajghat, New Delhi from 2013 till she lived

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