Kayyar Kinhanna Rai

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Rai in 2010

Kayyar Kinhanna Rai (Kannada: ಕಯ್ಯಾರ ಕಿಞ್ಞಣ್ಣ ರೈ) (8 June 1915 – 8 August 2015) was an Indian independence activist, author, poet and a journalist.[1][2][3][4][5] He used to work with Gandhi when peacefully fighting for India's independence.[6]

Kai died from pneumonia at a hospital in Badiyadka, Kasaragod, Kerala at the age of 100.[7]

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  1. Kayyar Kinhanna Rai | World Tuluvas Network
  2. Kayyar Kinhanna Rai – Rediff Pages
  3. Kayyara Kinhanna Rai Felicitated by Vatal Nagaraj | News – The Dakshin Times
  4. "Kayyara Kinhanna Rai to be felicitated on June 8". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 6 June 2009.
  5. Kasargod: Sahitya Sammelan Invitation Handed Over to Poet, Dr Kayyara
  6. "Kasaragod meet to discuss border issues". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 31 July 2010.
  7. ಕಾಸರಗೋಡಿನ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಗಟ್ಟಿದನಿ ಕಯ್ಯಾರ ಕಿಞ್ಞಣ್ಣ ರೈ ಅಸ್ತಂಗತ (in Kannada)