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(From The Times of India)
Byline: MANJIRI MADHAV DAMLE
PUNE: Mulk Raj Anand, one of the brightest figures among Indian writers in English, who is described as the father of Indo-Anglican literature, died here this morning at the age of 99.
Anand, a winner of many national and international awards, including Padma Bhusan, passed away due to complications related to old age at 8. 30 am in a private hospital where he was admitted on September 17 for treatment of pneumonia.
He is survived by his wife Shirin, who lives in Mumbai, and a London-based daughter, both of whom have been informed about his death.
Born in Peshawar in 1905, …