Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar

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Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar
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Born(1933-05-31)31 May 1933
Died13 July 2019(2019-07-13) (aged 86)
Maharashtra, India
Occupationwriter, art critic, museologist
AwardsPadma Shri (2003)

Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar (31 May 1933[1] – 13 July 2019) was an Indian writer,[2][3][4] art critic, museologist[5] and a director of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. He was known for his restoration of Lakshmibai Pitre Kalasangrahalaya,[6] a museum in Devrukh, Maharashtra to its present state.[5]

Gorakshkar was honoured by the Government of India in 2003 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.[7]

Gorakshkar died on 13 July 2019 in Maharashtra at the age 86.[8]

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  1. "Who's who in India". Guide Publications. July 15, 1986 – via Google Books.
  2. "Worldcat Profile". Worldcat. 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  4. "ABES Listing". ABES. 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Lakshmibai Pitre Kalasangrahalaya". The Hindu. 24 May 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "Devrukh Museum". Devrukh Museum. 2015. Archived from the original on February 13, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. "Padma Awards" (PDF). Padma Awards. 2015. Retrieved February 6, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. Sadashiv Gorakshkar, founding father of Mumbai's heritage movement passes away at 86, Times of India, 13 July 2019