Remembering Mangesh Padgaonkar

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai
ASM LitClub programme Remembering Mangesh Padgaonkar on Friday, 12th February, at 3.30 p.m.
On Friday 12th February, at 3.30 pm., the Lit Club of the Asiatic Society will pay a tribute to the iconic Marathi poet and Padma Bhushan recipient, Mangesh Padgaonkar, with a recitation of his poems and a reading from his books by Usha Mehta, Kaushal Inamdar and Neeraja.
Padgaonkar was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2013 and the Maharashtra Bhushan in 2008. He headed the second Vishwa Marathi Sahitya Sammelan held in Dubai in 2010. Padgaonkar received several awards including the Sahitya Akademi award in 1980 for his collection of poems titled "Salam." He passed away on December 30, 2015 at the age of 86 years.
Do be with us on this occasion.
- Mrs. Sanjeevani Kher, Chairperson ASM LitClub
- Prof. Meenal Kshirsagar, Convenor - ASM LitClub
- Prof. Vispi Balaporia, Hon. Secretary - ASM