His career as an activist of Konkani language has been a remarkable journey.
The founder of World Konkani Centre, Mangaluru, Basti Vaman Shenoy passed away on January 2, 2022 due to age related illness.
He was 88 and is survived by two sons and a daughter. He breathed his last at his residence in Thumbe, near Bantwal.
Mr. Shenoy had served as the president of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy from 1997 to 2001 and had strived for the inclusion of Konkani in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.