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Renowned Marathi writer-poet Uttam Tupe dies in Pune

He wrote several hundred short stories and 16 novels, dealing extensively with caste issues and rural problems, and was the recipient of several awards.

Published: 26th April 2020 09:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th April 2020 09:53 PM   |  A+A-

Marathi writer-poet Uttam Tupe

Marathi writer-poet Uttam Tupe (Photo| Twitter)

By PTI

PUNE: Renowned writer and poet Uttam Tupe died in a private hospital in Pune on Sunday after prolonged illness. He was 78.

He wrote several hundred short stories and 16 novels, dealing extensively with caste issues and rural problems, and was the recipient of several awards. Paying tribute, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, in a release, said Tupe's contribution to Marathi literature was significant and added that "today we have lost sensitive author".

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