Gujarati literature satirist and biographer Vinod Bhatt passes away. Tribute given to him by many people include Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani as well as Congress leaders Amit Chavda, Arjun Modhwadia and Paresh Dhanani.
People from all walks of life paid rich tribute to Bhatt, author of dozens of Gujarati books and weekly columns in Gujarati newspapers. Bhatt was bed-ridden for a long time due to kidney failure, his family members told reporters. As per his last wish, his body will be donated for medical research, they said.
Tribute given by people through tweet, Shri Vinod Bhatt was a master of words. Humour and satire came naturally to him. His works will continue to bring smiles on many faces. His demise is saddening. My thoughts are with all his admirers in this sad hour wrote Narendra Modi, Prime Minister
Demise of #VinodBhatt ji, noted humorist and writer. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family in this hour of grief. May his soul rest in peace. And He will Always continue to stay alive in our smiles & Laughter wrote, Amit Chavda, president GPCC
Grieved by death of Veteran Gujarati humour essayist, biographer columnist Vinod Bhatt. He was a star of Gujarati humour column & literary events. My deepest condolences to the grieving family & friends. He will be remembered by generations to come by his literary works. RIP