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A K Ramanujan

Indo-Angian Writer

A renowned English poet, translator, linguist, and folklorist, Attipat Krishnaswami Ramanujan was born in Mysore in 1929. He stands on the forefront of the Indo-Anglian writers. He was fluent in Kannada and Tamil. Among his major works are The Striders, Relations, Hymns for the Drowning, and Poems of Love and War. In recognition of his outstanding contributions, he was honored with the Padmashree in 1976. Ramanujan breathed his last on July 13, 1993.

Updated on 16th December, 2005


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