Bengaluru: Rajeshwari Tejaswi (84), the daughter-in-law of Rashtrakavi Kuvempu and the wife of renowned Kannada poet K. P. Poornachandra Tejaswi passed away at a private hospital in Bengaluru.
Rajeshwari Tejaswi had been in the hospital for the past three to four days, suffering from a high fever.
According to sources, Rajeshwari lived alone at the Hand Post Garden in Moodigere after her spouse Poornachandra Tejaswi passed away. She had recently visited her daughter in Bengaluru.
She has written several books including ‘Nanna Tejaswi’ and ‘Namma Manegu Bandaru Gandhiji’.
The family has decided to donate her body to a hospital in order to fulfil her wish. The final darshan will be held at her daughter’s home in Bengaluru’s HSR Layout on December 14 at 5.00 pm.