Javare Gowda passes awayMysore: Noted Kannada writer D. Javare Gowda, who is popularly known as “De Ja Gow,” passed away at hospital in Mysuru on Monday, 30th May 2016 evening.
De Ja Gow, (98), was admitted to Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research here on Saturday, 28th May 2016th night, after he suffered a “heart failure”. He was treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital.
However, his condition worsened on Monday and he passed away around 7 p.m., Sadanand S.K., hospital’s in-charge told The Hindu.
“De Ja Gow,” who has written more than 135 books was the recipient of several prestigious awards including Padmashree, Karnataka Ratna, Pampa and Nadoja awards. He served as Vice Chanceller of Mysore University.