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Kannada writer-activist Chandrashekhar Patil passes away

Date: 11 January 2022 Tags: Obituaries
  • Noted Kannada writer, activist and public intellectual Prof. Chandrashekhar Patil, better known by his pen name Champa, passed away in Bengaluru.
  • He was one of the key leaders of the Gokak Agitation in the early 1980s, arguing for making Kannada the mandatory first language in school education across Karnataka.
  • He was one of the founders of the Bandaya movement of Kannada literature, a strand that took a radical stance in both literary form and view of society.