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Bhishm Sahni passes away

July 11, 2003 21:07 IST
Last Updated: July 11, 2003 22:30 IST

Noted Hindi novelist Bhishm Sahni passed away Friday following a massive stroke. He was 84.

Sources at the Escorts Hospital, Delhi, where he was admitted, said the end came at 1900 hours after he suffered a
'massive cerebral infraction'.

Author of several novels, including the famous Tamas, the octogenarian literary figure was admitted to the Institute Thursday after suffering a massive stroke.

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Sub: Tribute to someone whose brilliant effort was a source of understanding the past

I wish the departed soul peace in heaven. May God give courage to the family of the departed soul to bear this loss. I have ...

Posted by jiten

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Sad. a sensitive soul who took the entire partition process from an unbiased angle. My condolences to his family.

Posted by nitin baindur

Sub: tamas

i read tamas a long time made a hard impression on me...those ppl out there who read good books n havent read tamas yet, ...

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