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Noted writer Nayani Krishnamurthy passes away, AP CM condoles

Vijayawada Mar 1 (UNI) Noted writer and cine lyricist Nayani Krishna Murthy passed away due to ill-health in a private hospital in Bangalaore on Thursday.
The 67-year-old writer had been ill for the last few months and breathed his last while undergoing treatment.
Krishnamurthy authored many novels, stories and spiritual books. Several of his novels won prizes. He also worked as sub-editor to the Bommarillu, Vijay and Nilima magazines.
He brought out Snehabala, Ma Badi and Pathashala magazines. His publications on education related issues got popularity.
The Noted Writer was also cine lyricist and penned super hit songs. He was given life achievement award for his significant role in the Telugu literature.
Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has condoled his death. He recalled his vital role in children’s literature.
Several educationists, writers, poets and political leaders also condoled his death.
Family sources said the funeral of the departed writer would take place at Chowdepalli village in Chittoor district on March 2.
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21 Mar 2019 | 4:45 PM

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NC protests in Srinagar against custodial death of school principal

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21 Mar 2019 | 4:43 PM

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D K Shivakumar meets Congress leaders in Mandya

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Mandya, Mar 21 (UNI) Worried over the active participation of the Congress leaders and workers at the yesterday's Cine Actor, Sumalatha's election meeting, ‘trouble shooter’ in the JD(S)-Congress government's coalition government D K Shivakumar, met some of the Congress leaders in Mandya on Thursday and tried to prepare the party leaders to support JD(S) candidate Nikhil Kumaraswamy.

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