Shekhar Idya passes away

Shekhar Idya passes away

Kannada, Tulu, English litterateur and researcher Shekhar Idya (72) passed away on Monday. Born in Idya in 1933, he completed his primary education at Vidyadayini School, Surathkal. Later, he joined Railways in Mumbai. After obtaining MA degree in English from Mumbai University, he served as lecturer at Dayananda College between 1964-67.

He also served Moodabidri Mahaveera College. From 1970 till his retirement, he served as English lecturer and HoD at Govinda Dasa College. Some of his works include ‘Mangalooru,’ ‘Benagal Ramarayaru,’ ‘Panje Mangesharayaru,’ ‘Nethravathi.’

 He had received felicitation from Kannada Sahithya Parishath, Tulu Sahithya Academy.
He is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

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