December | Saturday | 09, 2017 :: Google celebrated 104th birth anniversary of Homai Vyarawalla, India’s first woman photojournalist, with a Doodle.
Homai Vyarawalla (9 December 1913 – 15 January 2012), commonly known by her pseudonym “Dalda 13”, was India’s first woman photojournalist.
First active in the late 1930s, she retired in the early 1970s. In 2011, she was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of the Republic of India.
Born : 9 December 1913
Navsari, Bombay state, British India
Died : 15 January 2012 (aged 98)
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Nationality : Indian
Education : Sir J. J. School of Art
Occupation : Photojournalist
Spouse(s) : Manekcshaw Vyarawala
Children : Farouq