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Patil Puttappa Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 17, 2020

Short Biography

Patil Puttappa was born on 14-01-1921 in Dharwad in the state of Karnataka, India. He was an Indian Writer, Journalist & Activist.

Other Name: P. Puttappa
Other Professions: Journalist Activist

Patil Puttappa Complete Bio & Career

Patil Puttappa was born and raised in Dharwad  district of Karnataka. He was a veteran writer, activist, and journalist. He founded the Kannada daily Vishwavani and weekly Prapancha. He studied journalism from University of California in Los Angeles. He was an activist and led the agitation in 1940s and 1950s wherein he demanded the unification of areas where Kannadigas lived in a majority. For over 30 years, he was the President of the Dharwad-based Karnataka Vidyavardhaka Sangha. He also served as a Rajya Sabha MP for 2 terms from 1962 to 1974.  He also served as the first president of Kannada Watchdog Committee which is now known as the Kannada Development Authority. He has also authored various books in Kannada language such as Karnatakada Kavi Lekhakaru, Neevu Nagabeku, and Suvarna Karnataka among others. 
He was also the President of the 70th Kannada Sahitya Sammelana which was held in Belgaum in the year 2003. For his contribution, he also won various awards and mosyt significant of them being Nadoja Award from Kannada University.  

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died at the age of 99 in City Hospital, Hubli. He was suffering from age related issues of late and finally breathed his last on 17-03-2020.

DEATHDAY 16 March,2020 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Hubli, Karnataka

Patil Puttappa Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born in a Hindu Kannada family in Dharwad district of Karnataka.

Life's Important Dates Of Patil Puttappa

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Dharwad
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Hubli, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College University of California, California
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Writing Books
Marital Status Unmarried
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Hockey
Favorite Politician Jawaharlal Nehru
Favorite Place Coorg

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Patil Puttappa

  • He was the president of the Dharwad-based Karnataka Vidyavardhaka Sangha for over 30 years.
  • He died at KIMS and every studnet came and paid homage to this veteran.

Patil Puttappa Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Patil Puttappa was 99 years 2 months & 2 days old age.