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There were two major social conventions that took place within eight years spanning between 1920–28: (i) Prajamitra Mandali or the unrest in favour of non-brahmin sections, Miller Committee, etc. belong to this group and (ii) Progressive Party. I’ve said everything that I could about the first group. The second one, was

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In the history of Kannada revival, Panje Mangesha Rao (Maṅgeśarāya in Kannada) must be definitely remembered as an important scholar and a noble person. His zest in literature, his gentle behaviour, and his genuinely friendly nature, makes him unforgettable. Long before I met him, I had heard about him from B

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भट्टिर्नष्टो भारविश्चापि नष्टो भिक्षुर्नष्टो भीमसेनोऽपि नष्टः । भुक्कुण्डोऽहं भूपतिस्त्वं हि राजन् भम्भावल्यामन्तकस्संनिविष्टः ॥ In the last story we saw how Bilhana, the great poet who lived in the 11th century, fell in love with a princess. This story gives us an account of how, lost in love, he was about to lose his life. The

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