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Sep 05, 2018
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Noted Gujarati author, journalist and poet Bhagwati Kumar Sharma passes away in Surat

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Noted Gujarati author, journalist and poet Bhagwati Kumar Sharma passed away in Surat this morning. He was 84. Born in 1934 in Surat, Shri Bhagwati Kumar Sharma had received Sahitya Academy award for his Gujarati novel Ashuryalok. 

Mr Sharma received Gujarati literature awards Ranjitram suvarna chandrak and Kumar paritoshik. He was also honoured by Gujarat Gaurav award, Sahitya Ratna award and Vali Gujarati Ghazal Puraskar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief on the demise of Bhagwati Kumar Sharma. In a tweet, Mr Modi said that Bhagwati Kumar Sharma’s passion towards academics, literature and learning were extremely noteworthy and that his work will continue to be widely read and admired. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a tweet conveyed condolence on the sad demise of Bhagwati Kumar Sharma.


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