Mumbai - Veteran author and poet Vaman Hoval passed away on friday at 9pm by cardiac arrest. He was 78 years old. He is succeeded by wife , two sons ,a daughter, daughters-in -law, son-in-law and grand children. He belonged to Tadsar , Sangali.He was active with Ambedkar literary Movement. He traveled all over Maharashtra for storytelling. He was also a president of the state level literary meet.He was cremated at Tagore Nagar cremation ground . Union Minister of state for social justice Ramdas Athawale was present at his cremation.