Renowned Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri passes away
- Renowned Malayalam poet and Jnanpith laureate Mahakavi Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri passed away at hospital in kerala.
- The 94 year old poet, was admitted to hospital due to age related ailments.
- Recently, he was conferred with the Jnanpith award, the highest literary award in the country.
- The poet, who was instrumental in heralding modernism in Malayalam poetry, was also a true Gandhian, social reformer, journalist and an example of simplicity.