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Noted humourist Bakul Tripathi dead at 78

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Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (UNI) Noted Gujarati humourist Bakul Tripathi died here today.

He was 78. He was admitted to a private hospital in the day. His end came at 1700 hrs.

Born on November 27, 1928, Tripathi was a professor in H L Commerce college and president of Gujarat Sahitya Parishad. His two popular columns in leading Gujarati daily Gujarat Samachar 'Thoth Nishaliyo' and 'Kakko ne Barakhadi' made him a humourist of repute. He used to also speak at several literary and cultural programmes.

He is survived by his wife and a daughter. The cremation will take place soon after his wife arrives from the US.

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