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Noted Gujarati Poet Ramesh Parekh passes away

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Rajkot, May 17 (UNI) Noted Gujarati Poet Ramesh Parekh passed away here today following a severe heart attack.

He was 66 and is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.

Hailing from Amreli, he suffered a severe attack this morning at his home here and was rushed to a private hospital but could not survive, family sources said.

The noted poet was bestowed the Sahitya Academy Award for his poetry collection ''Vetan sud beej'' in 1994.

UNI AV MAZ VD ND1858

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