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

chinu-modi_rip
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.

Yatra Archives

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Untitled-1-Copy.jpg This library in Ahmedabad is 159 years old

Creative Yatra explores a little known library right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Bhadra Plaza, called ‘Himabhai Institute’.   Lal Darwaja, the biggest hub for hawkers and patrons, where people flock as if everything is been sold…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/02.jpg Fernandes Bridge – the most unique book market in Ahmedabad!

The street Fernandes Bridge connects readers with writers, students with publishers and curious beings with the age-old answers they’re looking for. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Markets in Ahmedabad that serves thousands of people…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/library.skecth-001-e1460358412631.jpg Discover one of the oldest libraries of Ahmedabad

The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Yamini-Mehta.jpg Collecting Art is a Passion of the Heart: Yamini Mehta on Sotheby’s Indian Foray

The Sotheby’s Institute of Art recently launched its inaugural programme in Mumbai through a three-day educational course this September. With October 18 marking the beginning of a vibrant week that will see the celebration of Indian art in London, Yamini…