Google Doodle celebrates Punjabi writer Amrita Pritam's 100th birthday

Google honored Amrita Pritam with a doodle.

(CNN)Google paid tribute to Punjabi writer and poet Amrita Pritam on Saturday with a doodle in celebration of what would have been her 100th birthday.

Born in Gujranwala, British India (present-day Pakistan), Pritam was one of history's most prominent female Punjabi writers. She died in 2005 at the age of 86.