Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the demise of noted Kannada scholar and activist M Chidananda Murthy.
Murthy passed away today at a hospital in Bengaluru in the early hours . He was 88.
The Prime Minister said Murthy was a doyen of culture and literature. His passion towards Kannada language was noteworthy and so were his efforts to preserve unique aspects of rich history.
Offering his condolences to Murthy’s family and admirers, Prime Minister said, his demise is saddening .