KARNATAKA

Nagappa Chidri lauded

Writer M.G. Ganganapalli has said scholars should be encouraged to study the contribution of Nagappa Chidri, popularly called Police Nagappa Chidri, for the welfare of the Kuruba community.

He was speaking at a function organised to celebrate the 81st birth anniversary of Chidri here on Thursday.

The former Chairman of the Bidar Urban Development Authority Pandit Chidri said that Nagappa Chidri was the first person to chronicle the biography of Bomma Gonda, the 18th century saint poet.

If not for Mr. Chidri, we would not have known about Bomma Gonda. We need to be thankful to him, he said. — Staff Correspondent



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