Writer and literary critic Govindaray H Nayak (88), popularly known as G H Nayak passed away at his residence in Mysuru on May 26.
Nayak was born in Surve in Ankola taluk of Uttara Kannada district in 1935. He served as a Kannada professor at the Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies at the University of Mysore.
Nayak has received several awards, including Central Sahitya Akademi award and State’s Pampa award.
His last rites will be performed in Mysuru on May 27. Mr Nayak is survived by his wife, a daughter and a grand-daughter.
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