Kannada Poet Chandrashekhar Patil Passes Away

  • 10 Jan 2022

  • Noted Kannada poet Chandrashekar Patil popularly known as "Champa" has passed away on 10 January 2022.
  • He was considered one of the foremost voices of the progressive literary Bandaya movement that sought to make poetry a weapon against social and economic injustice.
  • Patil was a recipient of the Karnataka Sahitya Akademi Award for Poetry in 1989 and the Karnataka state government's Pampa Award in 2009.