KARNATAKA

Scholar Lathe dead

Special Correspondent

GULBARGA: Senior academic and research scholar Mallikarjunappa S. Lathe, former Head of the Department of Kannada in Gulbarga University, died here on Monday following a cardiac arrest.

Dr. Lathe (77) is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters.

A well-known folklore researcher, Dr. Lathe had reserved a special place in his research activities for Sharana Sahitya.

The mortal remains of Dr. Lathe would be buried in Gulbarga city on Tuesday.

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