Tag: ABRACADABRA

Nostalgically Speaking — 13: A.K. Subbaiah: A maverick politician of Karnataka —2
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Nostalgically Speaking — 13: A.K. Subbaiah: A maverick politician of Karnataka —2

October 29, 2020

[Continued from yesterday] During 1975 Emergency, A.K. Subbaiah was the first Karnataka politician to be imprisoned and spent a total of 18 months in various jails before being released from the Bangalore Central Jail. D. Devaraj Urs was the Congress Chief Minister then. Probably, becoming a political prisoner was an important turning point in Subbaiah’s…

Nostalgically Speaking — 12 – Mrs. Rathi Vinay Jha IAS: Visionary behind Kodava Heritage Centre —2
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Nostalgically Speaking — 12 – Mrs. Rathi Vinay Jha IAS: Visionary behind Kodava Heritage Centre —2

October 13, 2020

[Continued from yesterday] I remember in 1960s in the Fiji Island, where there was a majority of Indian immigrants who were businessmen and traders as opposed to the local Fijians (I guess earliest immigrants of African origin) who were landowners, there was a political crisis. An Indian origin man won the democratic election and became…

Nostalgically Speaking — 12: Mrs. Rathi Vinay Jha IAS – Visionary behind Kodava Heritage Centre —1
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Nostalgically Speaking — 12: Mrs. Rathi Vinay Jha IAS – Visionary behind Kodava Heritage Centre —1

October 12, 2020

Racially the ethnic groups in India have their own problems related to their personal life and security. Of their landed properties, personal freedom to practice their tradition and religion etc. Kodavas of Kodagu district, Karnataka, belong to one such ethnic groups, racially distinct from all other people. Kodavas (Coorgs as English called them) are living…

Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa: A legend in his own lifetime among novelists —2
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa: A legend in his own lifetime among novelists —2

September 29, 2020

[Continued from yesterday] We the readers of this book ‘Namma Bhyrappanavaru’ get to know what were the benefits derived by Dr. Bhyrappa’s readers, who had suffered the same kind of poverty, hardship, personal deprivations and humiliations like the characters in the story. ‘Bitthi’ was his autobiography and too melancholic to begin with and yet that…

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