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Obituary GS Ghurye

GOVIND S ADASHIV GHURYE, a legendary figure in sociology in India, died on December 28, 1983, at the ripe age of 90, active in research to the end. G S Ghurye was born, in a Saraswat Brahmin community in Malwan in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra on December 12, 1893. His parents, he wrote in his autobio-graphy, believed him to be an incarn-ation of his grand-father, who had lost his life in Kashi, in the holy Ganges in flood, which on a pilgrim-age. So he was named Govind, after the grand-father.

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