PM condoles Ananthamurthy's death
Posted on Aug 22 2014 | IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the death of writer U.R. Ananthamurthy, terming it a loss to Kannada literature.
"U.R Ananthamurthy's demise is a loss to Kannada literature. My condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace," Modi said in a statement.
The 82-year-old Jananpith awardee died in Bangalore Friday evening after a brief illness.