Makarand Paranjape Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Makarand Paranjape

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BIRTHDAY 31 August, 1960
BIRTH PLACE Ahmedabad , Gujarat
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2017) 57 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Virgo
Last Updated on : August 30, 2017

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

57 years, 1 month, 21 days old age Makarand Paranjape will turn 58 on 31 August, 2018. Only 10 months, 8 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes has left for his next birthday.


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About   Edit

Makarand Paranjape is an Indian Poet, Literary Critic and a Professor who was born on 31st August 1960 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He is a renowned personality in the world of Indian Literature and a Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India.

Career

Makarand Paranjape is teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students from the past thirty years. He started his teaching career in 1980 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1986, he returned to India and started teaching at the University of Hyderabad followed by working as an Associate Professor in IIT Delhi.

Since 1999, he is working as a Professor in JNU. Makarand has published almost 120 academic papers and edited national and international books. He has been the Chairperson of the Centre for English Studies, JNU.

The prolific educationist has been given various honors in his career, a few of them being Homi Bhabha Fellow for Literature (1991-1993), GPSS research award (2006-2009) and Meenakshi Mukherjee Prize for the best published academic paper in India (2010-2011).

He is married to Devaki Singh in 2006 who is the daughter of a former politician, Arun Singh.





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