Anand Yadav, who passed away recently, was the author of which language?

Anand Yadav, the renowned Marathi author and Sahitya akademi awardee, has recently passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. His autobiography ‘Zombi’ won him Sahitya Akadmi award in 1991. During his illustrious career, Mr Yadav faced a major controversy over his book ‘Santsurya Tukaram’, wrote on Sant Tukaram, a 17th century saint poet from Maharashtra. He has penned around 40 books which comprise collection of essays, poems, criticism,etc.