Mangaluru, May 13, 2020: Seethalakshmi Karkikodi, who worked as a senior sub-editor in the Mangaluru bureau of Vijay Karnataka, passed away on Tuesday. She was 44.
She hailed from Karkikodi near Honnavar in Uttara Kannada district, and was ailing for some time. She is the daughter of senior writer Vi Ga Naik and Shyamala Karkikodi, and a recipient of several awards in the field of literature, including the Bannanje Ramacharya Award.
Having obtained her primary education in Adyanadka, she later completed her degree from Vivekananda College, Puttur. She obtained PhDs from Hampi Univeristy and the University of Mumbai. An accomplished writer, she left her mark in the world of literature.