Staff Correspondent

1,000-page book to have 500 articles

Udupi: Efforts are on to publish a book of articles by historian Paduru Gururaja Bhat, who is fondly remembered by Tulu-speaking people for his “Studies in Tuluva History and Culture”.

In a press release issued here on Saturday, P. Parashurama Bhat, son of Paduru Gururaja Bhat, said that Gururaja Bhat had presented the findings of his research in the form of articles, which were published in newspapers, magazines and journals.

Efforts were on to compile these articles in one volume, he said. He appealed to the people to send him a copy of any such articles, which they might be possessing. It was aimed at publishing 500 articles in the 1,000-page book. Stating that there was a plan to bring out a commemorative book on Gururaja Bhat, Mr. Parashurama Bhat requested the people to contribute articles. The articles could be sent by November-end to Mr. Parashurama Bhat, ‘Prarthana’, 5-264A, 3rd Main, 1st Cross, V.P. Nagar, Udupi 576 102. For details, call 08202570586, 9844001184, or email: