Daijiworld Media Network - Karkala (SB)
Karkala, Nov 24: Renowned Konkani writer Kevin D'Mello Karkala (53) passed away on Thursday, November 24 afternoon. It is learnt that he hanged himself from the roof of his house near Ramasamudra, Karkala.
Kevin was very active in the Alcoholic Anonymous Mission and was successful in bringing back to normal life many alcoholic edicts. He was also very active in social service in and around Karkala.
In the Konkani literature circle, he was known for his unique and crisp short stories. Kevin has more than 200 short stories to his credit.
'Chanda ani Garbh' is an anthology of his short stories published in 2013. He also wrote four short novels published in Konkani magazines in episodes.
Kevin was also working as the administrative office in Christ The King Church school near Gandhi Maidan.
He has left behind his wife and a daughter.