K. S Nissar Ahmed Death: Kannada Nityotsava Poet KS Nissar Ahmed Passed Away

By | May 3, 2020

K.S Nissar Ahmed Death: Kannada Nityotsava Poet KS Nissar Ahmed Passed Away:

KS Nissar Ahmed Death

“The famous Kannada Nityotsava Poet KS Nissar Ahmed was passed away”.

Kokkare Hosahalli Shekh Haider Nissar Ahmed, known as K. S. Nissar Ahmed (5 February 1936 – 3 May 2020) was an Indian poet and writer in Kannada language.

Nityotsava poet of Kannada literature Prof K S Nissar Ahmed passed away on Sunday at his residence. He was 84. He was suffering from illness for the last few days.  Prof Ahmed was shattered after the death of his son in America recently.

He was a post-graduate in Geology who worked as an Assistant Geologist in The Mysore Mines and Geology at Gulbarga before coming in touch with Kuvempu and was invited to the Kannada poets’ meet during Dasara festival in 1959. He worked as a lecturer in Geology in Central College, Bangalore and then in Chitradurga. Later, he taught in the Sahyadri First Grade College in Shimoga for two terms during 1967–72 and 1975–78.

He was the 73rd president for Kannada Sahitya Sammalenna held at Shivamogga in the year 2007. He is best known for Nityotsava .

The 407th edition of Mysuru Dasara was inaugurated by K S Nissar Ahmed, poet of Nityotsava fame.He died on 3 May, 2020.

K.S Nissar Ahmed goth the list of awards:

  • Karnataka Sahitya Akademi Award for Poetry (1982): Anaamika Aanglaru
  • Rajyotsava Award (1981)
  • Nadoja Award (2003)
  • Padma Shri (2008)
  • Sahitya Academy Award (2008)
  • Honorary doctorate from Kuvempu University
  • Pampa Award (2017)

Some losses can never be made good. We have lost such towering personality in the field of Kannada literature. His contribution to Kannada literature will be revered forever. RIP #ksNissarAhmed.

Bad news for Karnataka, Padmashri awarded Prof. #KSNissarAhmed is no more. ‘Nityotsava’ song written by him will be remembered forever.#RIPKSNissarAhmed

Professor #KSNissarAhmed was a geology professor at Sahyadri college in Shimoga. Not from a literary background. His contribution to Kannada literature is immense. He is one of our all time greats. It been a sad Sunday for us.

Nithyotsava poet, Professor #KSNissarAhmed passed away. One of the greatest litterateurs of this century. #RIPNissarAhmed Sir.

One of the reowned Kannada poets Professor #KSNissarAhmed is no more. His contribution to #Kannada literature is immense. May you Rest in Peace Sir. #Karnataka

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