Mangaluru: Kendra Sahitya Akademi awardee Bhaskar Maya passes away in Udupi on Thursday morning. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Saligrama, near Udupi for the last four days following Covid-19 virus. According to the family members he had a cardiac arrest in the morning.
Kendra Sahitya Akademi Bhaskar worked for a long time as Hindu professor in Bhandarkar College in Kundapur. He was famous for his progressive writing and brought more than 50 books. Mr. Maya was awarded Kendra Sahitya Akademin award for his book Ajanabeepan Ek Saiddanthik Anushilan. He had a doctorate in Hindi, a master’s degree in Philosophy, Prakrit, Sanskrit and English from Karnatak University, Dharwad.