An eye surgeon by profession, she is a haiku poet, translator, and artist. Her haiku/haiga have been published internationally in various journals, books, and websites. To promote haiku in India, she has translated six books of haiku from English to Hindi and distributed them free. The six titles are If Someone Asks...Masaoka Shiki's Life and Haiku (2005), Haiku: A Master's Selection, edited by Miura Yuzuru (2006), Ogur Hyakunin Isshu: 100 Poems by 100 Poets (2007), Children's Haiku from around the World - A Haiku Primer (2007), Indian Haiku (2008), The Distant Mountain (2009). Deodhar also started a bilingual English Hindi website, Haiku Sansaar (Haiku World).
For Haiku North America, she will be one of the panelists for "Haiku and Healing" as well as presenting a paper, "Wind and Water in Children's Haiku Across the World."