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KA-POET-DEATH - Noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah no more

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Bengaluru, June 11 (PTI): Noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah died on Friday due to COVID-19 related ailments, sources close to him said.
Popularly known as "Dalita Kavi" (Dalit Poet), he was 67. He is survived by wife, a son and a daughter.
According to the sources, he was admitted to a private hospital for over a month and had been on ventilator support for some time now.
His wife too was infected by COVID and has recovered.
Siddalingaiah was poet, playwright, essayist and a Dalit a ...