Ki. Va. Jagannathan

Ki. Va. Jagannathan
Born Krishnarayapuram Vasudevan Jagannathan
(1906-04-11)11 April 1906
Krishnarayapuram, Tamil Nadu
Died November 4, 1988(1988-11-04) (aged 82)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Occupation journalist, poet
Spouse(s) Alamelu[1]

Ki. Va. Jagannathan (Tamil: கி. வா. ஜகன்னாதன் or கி. வா. ஜகந்நாதன் b. 11 April 1906 - 4 November 1988), popularly known by his initials as Ki. Va. Ja, was a Tamil journalist, poet, writer and folklorist from Tamil Nadu, India.[2] He was a student of noted Tamil scholar and publisher U. V. Swaminatha Iyer.[3] He was the editor of the magazine Kalaimagal. In 1967, he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for Tamil for his critical work Veerar Ulagam.[4]


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