Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Dr. Subhash Chandra Akkole Passes Away

Noted research scholar of Marathi language Dr. Subhash Chandra Akkole passed away today morning. He was the first scholar to throw light on medieval Jain literature in Marathi. He was 84.

He wrote several research articles and books.

He was president of 4th Marathi Jain Literary Confarance held at Nipani, Karnataka. He also enjoyed editorship of various Marathi Jain magazines including Sanmati and Pragati Aani Jinvijay.

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