Mangesh Padgaonkar

(10 March 1929 - / Vengurla, Sindhudurg, Maharashtra / India)

Mangesh Padgaonkar
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Mangesh Keshav Padgaonkar (Devanagari: मंगेश केशव पाडगांवकर) is a Marathi poet from Maharashtra, India. He was born on March 10, 1929 in Vengurla, Sindhudurg District in Maharashtra. He is married to Yashoda Padgaonkar and has three children, Dr. Ajit Padgaonkar, Abhay Padgaonkar and Anjali Kulkarni.

Education and Career

He received a Master of Arts degree in Marathi and Sanskrit from the University of Bombay, He taught Marathi at Ruia College for some years, and then during the 1970–1990 period served as an editor at the U.S. Information Service, both in Mumbai.

Along with Vinda Karandikar and Vasant Bapat, Padgaonkar has been part of many poetry recitation ... more »

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