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Litterateur Piyush Guleri passes away in Himachal

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Renowned litterateur Piyush Guleri has passed away in Himachal Pradesh's district early on Saturday, his family members said. He was 78.

Well known for Pahadi poems and ghazals, Guleri breathed his last around 2.50 am at his residence in Dharamshala. He was suffering from various ailments for quite some time, his brother said.

Guleri was cremated at a crematorium in the presence of his family members and admirers from various walks of life, he added.

Having done new experiments in Pahadi poetry and ghazals, Guleri got special appreciation in literary circles for his extensive research work on the creations of renowned litterateur Chandradhar Sharma.

Members of the and Kala Manch, Palampur, expressed grief over his demise.

and his cabinet colleagues from stated that his contributions in the field of Pahari literature would always be remembered.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 01 2018. 20:40 IST
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