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Bendre, Dattatreya Ramachandra (D. R.) (1896–1981) By Boratti, Vijayakumar M.

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1530-1
Published: 02/05/2017
Retrieved: 21 May 2024, from


Datttreya Ramachandra Bendre is a prominent poet of the Kannada modernist school, Navodaya. He is one of the eight recipients from Karnataka of the Bharatiya Jnanpith, the highest civilian award given to a littérateur in India. He was born in Dharwad, a region in north Karnataka. During his long period of unemployment, he participated in the Indian struggle for freedom. In 1944, he joined D. A. V. College at Solapur as a Kannada professor and retired in 1956. After his retirement, he became an advisor in All India Radio from 1956 to 1959. He died at the age of 85.

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