Maitreyi Devi (1914-1990) was a poet and lecturer, founder of the
Council for the Promotion of Communal Harmony in 1964 and vice-president
of the All-India Women's Coordinating Council. Her first book of verse
appeared when she was sixteen, with a preface by Rabindranath Tagore.
Her publications include four volumes of poetry, eight works on Tagore,
and numerous books on travel, philosophy, and social reform.