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Kasargod: Hundreds bid tearful farewell to Nadoja Kayyara Kinhanna Rai

Kasargod: Hundreds bid tearful farewell to Nadoja Kayyara Kinhanna Rai


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Kasargod, Aug 10,2015: Hundreds of mourners bid a tearful farewell to Nadoja Kayyara Kinhanna Rai, the centenarian writer, poet, freedom fighter and Kannada activist  who passed away at his residence at Peradala on August 9, Sunday. Rai’s mortal remains were consigned to flames near his residence  on August 10, Monday in the presence of a host of family members, friends, relatives, well-wishers and dignitaries. Durgaprasad Rai, the son of Kayyara lit the funeral pyre.

 

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Kasargod: Hundreds bid tearful farewell to Nadoja Kayyara Kinhanna Rai

 

nkk rai funera...

 

Kasargod: Hundreds bid tearful farewell to Nadoja Kayyara Kinhanna Rai

 

nkk rai funera...


Among those present were Karnataka Ministers UT Khader, Ramanatha Rai, Umashree, Kerala Minister KC Joseph, senior Congress leader B Janardhana Poojary, Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty and Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj.


Speaking to media men later, Karnataka Minister for Kannada and Culture Umashree said  the government would think about setting up a memorial for Kayyara  in association with Kerala Government  in his hometown.

 

Photos: Shrikanth Kasaragod


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Jeevan, Mangalore Tue, August-11-2015, 12:48
Nadoja Rai was a elderly poet and very honourable. He will always remain in our hearts.
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