Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere, Indian writer, Died at 86


Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere was born in 1930, and died in 2016.

He was a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India.

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere was born in the town of Nigade in Pune district.

Ramchandra received his Doctorate of Literature from Pune University.

He has written over 100 scholarly books, including some edited or translated works of others, on Marathi folk literature and culture, Marathi literature, religious sects in Maharashtra, and lives of sant poets (संतकवी).

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere composed a few poems and musical plays.

He was given a Sahitya Akademi Award in 1987 for his Shri Vitthal: Ek MahaSamanvay (श्री विठ्ठल: एक महासमन्वय).

Aruna Ramchandra Dhere a writer was his daughter.

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere passed away at 86 years old.