Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar

Indian writer

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]

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)

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.
  3. "Listing on University of Chicago, Library Catalog". University of Chicago. 2015. Archived from the original on February 13, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  4. "ABES Listing". ABES. 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Lakshmibai Pitre Kalasangrahalaya". The Hindu. 24 May 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  6. "Devrukh Museum". Devrukh Museum. 2015. Archived from the original on February 13, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  7. "Padma Awards" (PDF). Padma Awards. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved February 6, 2015.
  8. Sadashiv Gorakshkar, founding father of Mumbai's heritage movement passes away at 86, Times of India, 13 July 2019