Former MLC and well known poet Akbar Ali dies

Q.  Which well known poet who was also a former LC passed away on 21st February 2016?
- Published on 22 Feb 16

a. Ibrahim Ali
b. Kaifi Azmi
c. Gulzar
d. Akbar Ali

ANSWER: Akbar Ali
Well known poet and former MLC Akbar Ali passed away at the age of 91 after succumbing to cancer on 21st February 2016. He is survived by 3 sons and 3 daughters. He was known for Kannada Chutuku Sahitya and his works included Visha Sindhu, Anna, Sahitya Vivechane, Kannada Kavyadhyana and Samagra Kavya, among others. He was an MLC in the 1980s beside winning several awards such as State Sahitya Academy Award. Rashtriya Ekta award and many more.

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