Mohua Maji is a sociologist, novelist, fiction and article writer. She has also translated stories into many languages, including English, Bengali, and Punjabi. She is the author of two novels, Main Borisimala and Marang Goda Nilkanth Hua. She has received several honours and awards, including the International Literary Award (2007) by Katha UK, and the Jharkhand Ratna. She is Ex-Chairperson, State Commission for Women, and currently Central President, Women’s Wing, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha.