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Vinda Karandikar

(23 August 1918 – 14 March 2010 / Dhalavali,Taluka, Sindhudurg / India)

Vinda Karandikar
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Govind Vināyak Karandikar (Marathi: गोविंद विनायक करंदीकर), better known as Vindā Karandikar (Marathi: विंदा करंदीकर), was a well-known Marathi poet and writer. He was also an essayist, literary critic, and a translator.

He was conferred with 39th Jnanpith Award in 2003, which is the highest literary award in India. He also received some other awards for his literary work including Keshavasut Prize, Soviet Land Nehru Literary Award, Kabir Samman, and the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship in 1996.

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Karandikar was born on August 23, 1918, at Dhalavali village in the Devgad taluka present-day Sindhudurg district of ... more »

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