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Noted literatteur and gynaecologist Dr Girijamma dies at 72

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Published Aug 17, 2021, 7:45 pm IST
Updated Aug 17, 2021, 7:45 pm IST
Going by her mother's wish she did her MBBS from Mysore Medical College and became a successful gynaecologist
Girijamma was born in Harihar near Davangere.
 Girijamma was born in Harihar near Davangere.

Davangere: Noted author and gynaecologist Dr H Girijamma, 72, died here following a cardiac arrest on Tuesday, her family sources said.

Mourning her demise, Energy, Kannada and Culture Minister V Sunil Kumar said in Girijamma's death, the Kannada literary world has lost a prominent author.

 

Girijamma was born in Harihar near Davangere. Going by her mother's wish she did her MBBS from Mysore Medical College and became a successful gynaecologist.

However, she was very much fascinated by the writing of Triveni, a well-known literatteur. She had authored 27 novels including Chandamama, Tamasoma Jyotirgamaya and Ambara Tare.

She was a popular author in a Kannada literature magazine. She had also brought out about five-story collection.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Davangere




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