Karnataka: Writers, pro-Kannada activists pay tribute to actor, director Girish Karnad
11, Jun 2019, 9:31 AM IST
Ballari: Jnanpith awardee, actor-director, theatre person Girish Karnad passed away on June 10 at 6.30 am at his residence in Bengaluru due to multiple organ failure. He was suffering from a respiratory disorder. Pro-Kannada organisations, litterateurs, writers paid tribute to the departed soul by holding a candlelight vigil at Royal Circle in Ballari. Karnad's last rites were held without any rituals at Kallahalli crematorium in Bengaluru.