Noted Marathi literary critic R G Jadhav passes away

Posted on:27 May 2016 14:45:54
Noted Marathi literary critic R G Jadhav passes away
27 May 2016 Current Affairs: Noted Marathi critic and litterateur R G Jadhav passed away on 27 May 2016.He was 83. Born on August 24, 1932, at Vadodara in Gujarat, Jadhav served as a professor of Marathi literature in various colleges, including one in Amravati, Elphinstone College in Mumbai, and also at Milind College in Aurangabad. 

Jadhav presided over Marathi Sahitya Sammelan held at Aurangabad in 2004 and worked as chief editor of Marathi Vishwakosha between 2000 and 2002. 

Awards : Recipient of many awards, Jadhav penned more than 45 books, including 'Anandacha Doh' (a study of saint Tukaram), 'Nilee Pahat' (a critique of Dalit literature) and 'Bapu' (a collection of 91 reflective poems on Mahatma Gandhi). 

He was also associated with Sadhana Trust and worked with rationalist and anti-superstition crusader Dr Narendra Dabholkar, who was killed in August 2013. 

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