Poet and also Dalit legal rights protestor that utilized his verse to increase understanding concerning social oppression, Dr Siddalingaiah, yielded on Friday to Covid-19. He was 67.
Recognized for his humour and also compelling verse, Siddalingaiah, has actually additionally belonged to Karnataka’s legal council two times.
” Dr.Siddalingaiah told the discomfort of Dalits via his works and also awakened them. He sustained the discomfort and also his rhymes offered the called for blaze to the Dalit motion. His solutions to the state and also Kannada language as Chairman, Kannada Growth Authority and also as a two-time MLC are extensive,” BS Yediyurappa, the principal priest claimed on Friday.
” In his fatality, we have actually shed a fantastic author with social problem, that pursued the improvement of the under-privileged courses. I hope to Almighty to approve tranquility to the left spirit and also toughness to the bereaved family members and also fans to birth the loss,” the principal priest included.
Siddaramaiah, the Congress’ leader of the resistance claimed that Siddalingaiah had actually made his verse a tool where to take the defend social justice onward.
His rhyme, Yarige Banthu, ellige bantu, nalvathayelara swatantrya (that obtained it, where did it originate from, (19 )47’s freedom), drove him as one of the leading voices of the motion, transforming the track right into an anthem which is utilized already in demonstrations and also various other rallies of in reverse neighborhoods.
The poet was among one of the most famous voices for social justice and also was among the founders of the Dalit Sangharsha Samithi.
” Dr. Siddalingaiah will certainly be kept in mind for his respected works, verse and also payments in the direction of social justice. Distressed by his death. My ideas are with his family members and also several admirers in this hr of despair. Om Shanti,” Head Of State Narendra Modi claimed in an article on Twitter.
” The death of Dr Siddalingaiah has actually left a big gap in Kannada literary works. A noteworthy poet, social protestor and also academician, he came to be a tough voice for the inadequate and also marginalized as well as additionally enriched public discussion via his works. My acknowledgements to his family members & & fans,” Ram Nath Kovind, Head of state of India shared on Twitter.
The Karnataka federal government introduced that his last ceremonies would certainly be done with complete state honours.