Press Trust of India | Updated: October 04, 2013 23:43 IST

PuneEminent Marathi poetess Anuradha Potdar died in Pune due to old age. She was 85.Ms Potdar, who inherited her father V D Ghate’s poetic heritage, won acclaim for her anthologies titled ‘Avarta‘, ‘Cactus Flower‘ and ‘Mazdar’ which conveyed an individualistic and emotional intensity that characterised her writings.

She was also a popular teacher with students during her long stint as lecturer at S P College in Pune and excelled in bringing out finer nuances of literary works of famous Marathi poets in a lucid language.

The poetess, who died on Thursday, is survived by her son Priyadarshan and Yashodhara who are known for their contribution to Marathi poetry.



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