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Siddalingaiah Will be Remembered for Prolific Writings, Contributions Towards Social Justice: PM Modi

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI)

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI)

Popularly known as "Dalita Kavi" (Dalit poet), Siddalingaiah was 67. He is survived by wife, a son and a daughter.

Paying tributes to noted Kannada poet Siddalingaiah, who died due to Covid-19 related ailments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that he will be remembered for his prolific writings, poetry and contributions towards social justice. Popularly known as "Dalita Kavi" (Dalit poet), Siddalingaiah was 67. He is survived by wife, a son and a daughter.

Modi tweeted, "Dr. Siddalingaiah will be remembered for his prolific writings, poetry and contributions towards social justice. Saddened by his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and many admirers in this hour of sadness. Om Shanti."

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first published:June 11, 2021, 23:30 IST