Noted Gujarati Poet & Author Chinubhai Modi breathes his last on March 19th

There will be some excellent poems being recited in the Heaven today- Poet and Writer Chinubhai Modi Passes away at 77
The eminent Gujarati poet and novelist Chinubhai Modi recently passed away due to a heart attack at his home in Ahmedabad on March 19th 2017. Modi hailed from Vijapur district of Gujarat and completed his PhD in ‘Gujarati Bhashama Khandakavya’ from Gujarat Vidhyapith in 1968. He then went on to become a scriptwriter at ISRO and achieved to become the chairman of Kriti Film Cooperative Society, Delhi in 1979. With his pen name Irshad, the writer has immensely contributed in Gujarati literature scenario through poems, short stories, plays and other forms of writing. Modi’s writing has been honoured with various accolades like Sahitya Akademi Award, Vali Gujarati Award, and Narsinh Mehta Award. His works like Bahuk, Ashwamedh, Chhalang will forever be reminisced by all Gujarati language adorers.
The creative fraternity mourns his sad demise. Creative Yatra pays tribute to this great human being.
Rest In Peace Chinubhai.

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