Bengaluru: Senior Kannada poet Dr. Siddalingaiah passed away on Friday afternoon after failing to respond to treatment. He had tested positive for deadly COVID-19. He was 67.
He was being treated at the Manipal Hospital in the city after testing positive for COVID-19 last month. He breathed his last in the hospital on Friday afternoon.
Popularly known as ‘Dalit Kavi’ (Dalit Poet) Siddalingaiah contributed through his work to the Dalit struggle and their fight for social acceptance and equality.
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Jaipur, Jun 11: Prominent neurologist and Padma Shri recipient Dr Ashok Panagariya died of post-Covid complications here on Friday. He was 71.
Dr Panagariya was on ventilator support for the past several days at a private hospital.His condition deteriorated in the past two days and he died on Friday, hospital sources said.Expressing grief over his death, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the passing away of the nationally renowned neurologist was a personal loss for him and his family.He said Dr Panagariya held important posts and played an important role in the state as a medical expert during the coronavirus pandemic.Energy Minister BD Kalla, BJP state president Satish Poonia, former chief minister Vasundhara Raje and other leaders also condoled his demise.
Bengaluru: Opening of parks and industrial units with riders, extending the duration of shops selling essential goods and permission for autos and taxis to ply with a maximum of two passengers are among the relaxations announced by the Karnataka government in 19 districts from June 14, in its revised guidelines issued on Friday.
Kolkata: In a blow to the saffron brigade, senior BJP leader Mukul Roy along with son Subranshu rejoined the TMC on Friday, with Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and other leaders of the state’s ruling party welcoming him back to the fold.
Attacking the Centre, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said a lot could have been done, including procuring vaccines for all, with the money collected in taxes on petrol and diesel during the COVID-19 pandemic, but nothing was done.
– Noted Kannada Dalit poet Siddalingaiah passes away
– Renowned Kannada Dalit poet and activist Siddalingaiah no more
– Senior Kannada poet Dr. Siddalingaiah succumbs to COVID-19
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