If you are an adherent reader of newspapers or current affairs, you must have noticed that almost every month we lose some of our very renewed personalities belong to various fields and backgrounds. Questions from the list of Obituaries are highly expected in the upcoming banking exams like SEBI Grade A, SBI PO, RBI Assistant, NABARD Grade A 2020, etc. As General Knowledge plays a substantial role in every competitive exam so, this list will help you to gain more marks and increase your success chance. Revise these on a weekly basis so that you remember these thoroughly. In today’s article, I am going to share the complete list of Obituaries for the month of February 2020.
- 1 Tushar Kanjilal- Eminent social worker, environmentalist, educationist
- 2 Rabindranath Singh- Revolutionary Odia poet
- 3 Dalip Kaur Tiwana – Noted Punjabi novelist
- 4 Pranab Kumar Gogoi – Former Assam Assembly Speaker
- 5 Jaswant Singh Kanwal – Punjabi novelist
- 6 Raju Bharatan – Veteran film historian and cricket journalist
- 7 Giriraj Kishore- Padma Shri awardee and Well-known Hindi novelist
- 8 P Parameswaran- Renowned thinker, writer
- 9 Wendell Rodricks- Padma Shri awardee fashion designer
- 10 Rajendra Pachauri- former IPCC head
- 11 List of Obituaries in February 2020
- Eminent social worker, environmentalist, educationist, and writer Tushar Kanjilal died at his home in the city. He was 85.
- Kanjilal is known for his contribution to education in remote Rangabelia in the Sundarbans in the 1970s and his work for the uplift of the people in the area.
Rabindranath Singh- Revolutionary Odia poet
- Odia poet Rabi Singh passed away at his residence at Khapuria. He was 89.
- Singh, who was suffering from old-age related ailments, was admitted to hospital a few days back.Popularly known as ‘Biplabi Kabi’ (the revolutionary poet) for his patriotic writings, Singh had raised his voice through his creations against degenerating values in the society.
Dalip Kaur Tiwana – Noted Punjabi novelist
- Noted Punjabi novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana, 84, breathed her last. She is a Padma Shri recipient and Sahitya Akademi awardee.
- In 2015, Tiwana had returned the Padma Shri bestowed on her to express solidarity with writers protesting against “suppression of freedom of expression and growing communalism
Pranab Kumar Gogoi – Former Assam Assembly Speaker
Former Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly and sitting Congress MLA Pranab Kumar Gogoi passed away at a private hospital in Guwahati. He was 84.
Jaswant Singh Kanwal – Punjabi novelist
- Eminent Punjabi writer, novelist and Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Jaswant Singh Kanwal, died at his house in Dhudike village in Moga district in Punjab after a brief illness. He was 101.
- Known as the ‘writer of movements’, Kanwal penned nearly 80 books and novels.
Raju Bharatan – Veteran film historian and cricket journalist
Veteran film historian and cricket journalist Raju Bharatan passed away following a prolonged illness. He was 86.
Giriraj Kishore- Padma Shri awardee and Well-known Hindi novelist
- Well-known Hindi novelist and Padma Shri awardee Giriraj Kishore passed away in Kanpur. He was 83 years old.
- Giriraj Kishore was best known for his novel ”Pehla Girmitiya” that was based on Mahatma Gandhi”s stay in South Africa.
P Parameswaran- Renowned thinker, writer
- Renowned thinker, writer and the founder director of Bharatiya Vichara kendram P Parameswaran passed away at Ottapalam in Kerala.
- He was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2018 and Padma Shri in 2004. His last rites have been performed in his home town Muhamma in Alapuzha.
Wendell Rodricks- Padma Shri awardee fashion designer
- Noted fashion designer and Padma Shri awardee Wendell Rodricks passed away at his Goa residence. He died at his due to a cardiac arrest.
- He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014 and was a recipient of Chevalier de I’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight of the order of arts and letters) in 2015.
Rajendra Pachauri- former IPCC head
- The Indian environmentalist Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, under whose leadership a UN climate change panel shared the 2007 Nobel peace prize, has died after recent heart surgery. He was 79.
- He chaired the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change panel from 2002 until he resigned in 2015 after an employee at his research firm accused him of sexual harassment.
List of Obituaries in February 2020
|Personality Name||Occupation/Known for|
|Narayana Reddy||Former Nizamabad Lok Sabha MP|
|Jaswant Singh||Punjabi Writer, Novelist and Sahitya Akademi Awardee|
|Mary Higgins Clark||American author|
|Krishna Bose||Former Lok Sabha MP|
|Ashok Chatterjee||Former Indian footballer|
|V L Dutt||Former FICCI president|
|Sudhakar Chaturvedi||Centenarian freedom fighter and Vedic scholar|
|Katherine Johnson||NASA Mathematician|
|Mohammed Hosni Mubarak||Former President of Egypt|
|Tapas Pal||Former TMC MP and Veteran Bengali Actor|
|Nikita Pearl Waligwa||Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’ child actress|
|Larry Tesler||The computer scientist who introduced the cut, copy and paste commands.|
|Harry Greg||Former Manchester United goalkeeper|
|Mickey Wright||Legendary women golfer|
|Lynn Cohen||American actress|
|Sonam Sherpa||Founding member & lead-guitarist of music band Parikrama|
|Rajendra Kumar Pachauri||Nobel Prize awardee & Former TERI, IPCC chief|
|Wendell Rodricks||Fashion Designer & Padma Shri Awardee|
|Nandu R Kulkarni||Famous Journalist|
|Giriraj Kishore||Padma Shri Awardee & Well-known Hindi Novelist|
|P Parameswaran||Famous Philosophical Author & RSS veteran|
|Roger Kahn||Renowned American Author|
|Raju Bharatan||Famous cricket journalist & film historian|
|Kirk Douglas||Famous Hollywood Actor|
|D. Manjunath||Former Karnataka Minister|
|Pranab Kumar Gogoi||Former Assam Speaker and sitting MLA|
|Rabindranath Singh||Famous Odia poet|
|Daniel Moi||Kenya’s longest-serving Ex-President|
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