Noted Marathi writer RG Jadhav died

May 27, 2016 13:13 IST

Noted Marathi critic R G Jadhav died on 27 May 2016 in Pune following prolonged illness. He was 83.

About RG Jadhav

• He was born on 24 August 1932 at Vadodara in Gujarat.

• He served as a professor of Marathi literature in various colleges, including one in Amravati, Elphinstone College in Mumbai, and also at Milind College in Aurangabad.

• He presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan held at Aurangabad in 2004.

• He also worked as chief editor of Marathi Vishwakosha between 2000 and 2002.

• He received many awards and wrote more than 45 books which includes Anandacha Doh (a study of saint Tukaram), Nilee Pahat (a critique of Dalit literature) and Bapu (a collection of 91 reflective poems on Mahatma Gandhi).

• He worked with rationalist and anti-superstition crusader Dr Narendra Dabholkar, who was killed in August 2013.<

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