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Sullia: Noted Kannada poet, writer Ramachandra Deva no more


Sullia: Noted Kannada poet, writer Ramachandra Deva no more

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Sullia, Sep 12: Noted Kannada poet, writer and playwright Ramachandra Deva passed away due to illness in Bangalore on Wednesday September 11 evening. He was 67.

Hailing from Kalmadka of Sullia taluk, Ramachandra Deva had settled with his daughter and son-in-law in Bangalore.

His work “Mutthu Mattu Ithara Lekhanagalu” bagged the prestigious “Inandar Award”.

Besides this he has written numerous stories, poems, dramas and critical essays. He is known for translating Shakespeare's plays into Kannada.

Sources said that he was suffering from a heart ailment for the past three months.

He was a columnist for leading Kannada dailies. He has also served as an English professor in Shimoga University and occasionally wrote his works in English.

He was the chairman of Bodhi Trust, a literary/cultural organization that publishes books.

He is survived by two daughters.


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