Chandrashekar Patil

Champa, only writer to be jailed during Emergency in Karnataka

Born in a traditional Jangama family in Hattimattur village of Haveri district, Chandrashekar Patil, known by the pen name Champa, never lost a chance to oppose what he did not like.

published on : 11th January 2022

Noted Kannada writer and critic Prof Chandrashekar Patil passes away at 82

After retiring as professor of English from Karnatak University, Patil was elected as the President of Kannada Sahitya Parishat in 2004.

published on : 10th January 2022