Padma Shri Awardee Author Manu Sharma Passes Away

Noted author and Padma Shri awardee Manu Sharma died in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh following a prolonged illness. He was 89. 

He was nominated as one of the navratna of the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sharma had donated his lifetime savings of Rs 20 lakh for the renovation of a ghat in Varanasi to carry out a cleanliness campaign.

News In-a-Line:
Author, Padma Shri and Yash Bharti awardee- Manu Sharma– passed away- in Varanasi- at 89.

Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  1. Manu Sharma- recipient of Yash Bharti Award of the Uttar Pradesh government.
  2. Famous Book- Krishna Ki Atmakatha.
Source- India Times

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