U R Ananthamurthy was one among the most creative triumvirate of Modernist Kannada literature of the late sixties and seventies (the other two being the late P Lankesh and K Poornachandra Tejaswi). He will be missed by all who care to step out and fight for justice and human rights of ordinary people in India despite being surrounded by the consumerist fog, says Shivanand Kanavi. U R Ananthamurthy passed away on August 22, 2014 in Bangalore. I cannot add much more to the prolific literature ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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U.R. Ananthamurthy , 82 this year, is one of our few public intellectuals—a literary man, an educationist, an activist, and someone with enormous width and depth of learning. A PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK, Ananthamurthy's thesis was ...Livemint.com, 5 days ago
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