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Posted On : 25 Sep, 2017  Source : PTI  Place : New Delhi 
Sadhu will be remembered for his immense contribution to literature: Sonia
Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed her condolences to the family of renowned journalist and writer Arun Sadhu who died in Mumbai early today.

Gandhi, in her condolence message, said Sadhu would be remembered for his immense contribution to Hindi, English and Marathi literature through his novels.

The noted writer, who straddled the worlds of literature and journalism with equal elan, passed away at a Mumbai hospital following a heart condition. He was 76.

Sadhu breathed his last at the Sion Hospital, where he was admitted yesterday for a heart ailment. He was in a critical condition and put on ventilator support in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), hospital sources said.

Sadhu, who worked with several newspapers, also wrote various novels in Hindi, English and Marathi for which he received the Sahitya Akademi award.