Chinu Modi, Indian poet, Died at 78


Chinu Modi was born on September 30, 1939, and died on March 19, 2017.

He was also known by his pen name Irshad.

He was a Gujarati language poet, novelist, short story writer and critic from Gujarat, India.

He studied languages, MOdi taught at various institutions and established himself as a poet and author.

Modi was a recipient of several awards including Sahitya Akademi Award, Vali Gujarati Award and Narsinh Mehta Award.

Chinu married Hansa on 21 June 1958 who died on 2 March 1989.

He died due to organ failure.

Chinu Modi passed away at 78 years old.