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Deshmukh condoles Shewalkar's death

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh expressed his condolences over the death of noted scholar Ram Shewalkar.

india Updated: May 03, 2009 20:29 IST

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh expressed his condolences over the death of noted scholar Ram Shewalkar.

"The death of Ram Shewalkar is a major blow for Marathi literature," Deshmukh said in a statement in Mumbai.

Former state home minister and NCP leader R R Patil as well as RPI leader Ramdas Athawale have also expressed condolences over the writer's demise.

The 78-year-old noted Marathi writer, orator and literary figure of Maharashtra, Prof Shewalkar died of a massive cardiac arrest here this morning at his residence.