Famous Marathi writer, Govind Vināyak Karandikar, died on March 14, 2010 at the age of ninety two. Popularly known as Vinda Karandikar, he won Jnanpith Award, one of the most prestigious literature awards in
Vinda Karandikar died at the
told reporters that his body will be donated to
“He was a genius who earned a large fan-following with his vast and diverse writings and poems. He had the remarkable ability to establish a rapport with the young and old generations alike,”
Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, said that “with his demise, it is the end of an era in Marathi literary field”.