New Delhi, Aug 22 IANS | 1 year ago

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.

(Posted on 22-08-2014)

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