The department of Marathi was established in the year 1937.
Dr. S. G. Tulpule, popularly known as ‘Sham. Go’ was a great scholar of Old Marathi literature, which covered Sant Sahitya of all the Saints. Various literary, theatre and film personalities including renowned poets used to attend the department and deliver special lectures.
At present Dr. A. R. Yardi and Dr. Y. S. Raut are working in the Department.
The subject Marathi is offered for the following courses.
Marathi Basic : B. A. I, II, III, IV, V and VI Sem
Marathi Basic : B. Sc. I, II, III & IV Sem
Marathi Basic : B. Com. I & II Sem
Marathi Optional : B. A. I, II, III, IV, V and VI Sem
During the academic period of three years, students are made to study prose and poetry, Biographies and Autobiographies Travelogue & Reportas, History of Old Marathi literature and Modern Marathi literature through various texts.
The important Alumni of the Department are
Teaching field :
Dr. Vijaya Telang Gulbarga University.
Dr. C. N. Waghamare Rani Chennamma University, Belgavi
Mr. Dhanpal Kamble Mandangad (Maharashtra)
Dr. S. M. Rayamane, Chikkodi
Mr. Vaibhav Waghamare, Chikkodi
Renowed writers in Marathi
Smt. Kamal Desai & Smt. Nanda Paithankaic Pune
Ladakoba Naik – Arunachal Pradesh
Shri. Kuber Rayamane CPI Belgavi
Shri. Ravi Mane Nippani