I was elected as the Member of the Madras Legislative Council (MLC) from the graduates constituency consisting of Coimbatore, Salem, Nilgiris and Dharmapuri districts in 1968. I led the the teachers agitation in Chennai and was arrested for the same. This photo was taken just after the arrest.
I came to know him through his relationship with Coimbatore. I had been attracted by some of his hitherto unnoticed and unpublicized side of the man. He was down right a serious man who commented on serious character failures of the Indian people. This particularly attracted me to meet him in Coimbatore and Chennai. This…
This was taken with Mulkraj Anand at Mahabalipuram near Chennai in 1985. I became acquainted with Mulkraj Anand in the early 1980s. He became my friend and mentor who inspired me to do diverse kinds of activities from education to rural development.
I knew Dom from his Oxford and London days. I became acquainted with him more intimately during his Bombay years. This photo was taken at his Colaba residence
This photo was taken in 1967 at New Delhi when I was working at the All India Congress Committee under Kamaraj, Atulya Ghosh and Sadiq Ali. Ashok was with at New College, Oxford during 1959-61.
In conversation with Deve Gowda. the then Chief Minister of Karnataka, 1996.
In conversation with the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Others in the picture include : SN Bose of Einstein fame, Prof Tan Yun Shan