Bengaluru: Prominent Kannada writer D Javare Gowda passed away at a hospital in Mysuru on Monday.
 
D Javare Gowda, popularly known as De Ja Gow was admitted to Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research here on Saturday night after he suffered a heart attack.
 
The poet has written more than 135 books and has served as the Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University.