Jayanti Naik Wiki,Biography, Net Worth

Jayanti Naik is a 59-years-old Indian writer and folklorist from the India. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

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According to the wiki and biography of Jayanti Naik was born on 6 August 1962 in India. let’s check out the Jayanti’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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The Salt of the Earth, a collection of eleven selected short stories of hers translated into English by Augusto Pinto was published in 2017 by Goa 1556 publishers. It contains a Preface by Dr Jayanti Naik and an Afterword by the translator entitled ‘The Bahujan Writes Back’. The stories in this volume are 1) Biyantul: A Cinderella Story; 2) The Fulfillment of a Desire; 3) The Victory; 4) The Curse of Vozhrho; 5) An Account of Her Life; 6) Ramaa 7) Naman: The Invocations: 8) Fil’Mine Mana; 9) Life Sentence; 10) Uma and the Human Sacrifice; 11) Basvo: The Nandi Bull.


Flowers and kumkum —-symbols of a woman’s marital status (again by Vidya Pai) is a translation of Naik’s essay Phool kumkum —ayavpanache kurvo’ appeared on 3 May 2015 in Chitrangi.


Jayanti Naik features in an anthology of Konkani writing, called Katha Darpan and published to mark the 138th anniversary of the Institute Menezes Braganza, in November 2009.


She had also compiled and edited, Venchik Lok Kannio, a collection of Konkani folk tales in the Roman (Romi) script, which was published by the Goa Konkani Akademi, in 2008. It has been transliterated by Felicio Cardozo.

‘Lokrang’ (2008) is a collection of essays on Goan and Konkani folklore.


A collection of 9 essays by various critics on her Konkani short stories are collected in Jayantichi Katha: Aswaad ani Samiksha ed. Avadhut Amonkar, Rajaee Publications, 2006. This book also contains a detailed biographical and bibliographical information about her till 2005.


Jayanti Naik was earlier with the Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr, a Konkani training and research centre run out of Alto Porvorim in Goa. She became the first person to obtain a Ph.D. in Konkani, after she defended her thesis around 2005.


Asaadi, a translation by Vidya Pai of Jayanti Naik’s short story of the same name. (Samyukta—A Journal of Women’s Studies, Vol III, No 2, July 2003, published by Women’s Initiatives, Thiruvananthapuram. http://www.samyukta.org Editor GS Jayashree Post box 1162 Pattom Palace PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695004.)


She is the recipient of a number of State and National level awards, most noteworthy of which are the Kala Akademi Literary Award in 2002; the Dr TMA Pai Foundation’s Best Konkani Book award for Konknni Lokkanyo in 2002; Sahitya Akademi Literary Award in 2004 for her collection of short stories ‘Athang’; and the Yashadamini Puraskar in 2009. Besides English, her stories have been translated into Hindi, Marathi, Telegu and Malayalam.


The Final Victory, a translation by Vidya Pai of Jayanti Naik’s short story Jait. This appeared in the monthly Goa Today in October 1999.


Detailed interviews with Jayanti Naik appeared in Jaag monthly in September 1998, in the March -May issue of Jaag in 2005, as well as in Goa Today in March 2005.


Naik’s Amonnem Yek Lokjinn (Goa Konkani Akademi, 1993) focuses on the village of Amona and its surrounding regions. It covers its history religion, social practices, festivals and folklore, among other topics. In 2019 Rajaee Prakashan published ‘Gutbandh’ a collection of her articles on Goan folklore which had appeared in the Marathi newspaper Lokmat.

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Real NameJayanti Naik
Professionwriter and folklorist

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Age (2021)59 Years
Date Of Birth6 August 1962
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Jayanti Naik Net Worth

The Jayanti Naik Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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