Fashion designer Wendell Rodricks dies at his Goa residence
Wendell Rodricks, a well-known fashion designer, and activist breathed his last at his Goa home today. Family members told the media that Rodricks passed away at his Colvale residence. A 1960-born Rodricks was hailed as the champion of minimalism on the fashion runway. Later, associated with several social causes, and was especially active on the issues of environment and gay rights. In 2014, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the government.