Noted Kannada writer and speaker Prof. Yejasuddin passed away in Bengaluru on August 21. He was 80. A Hindi professor at the Government Maharani’s College for Women, Yejasuddin was extremely popular among Kannada-speaking people and was invited to speak on Islam and the life of the holy Prophet. He was also nominated a member of the Karnataka Legislative Council for a term. He was part of the team of editors who translated the holy Quran in Kannada in the 1970s. titled “Divya Quran”, it was published by Shanthi Prakashana, Mangalore in 1977. His wife had died 22 years ago. He leaves behind a son and a daughter. He was laid to rest in Bengaluru.
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