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Date uploaded in London – –19 DECEMBER 2020      

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OBITUARY – SRI R.NANJAPPA and express their deepest condolences to the family of Sri R.Nanajappa. Mr R.Nanjappa passed away in Bengaluru on 14th of December, 2020. We were all saddened by his demise. He was a great contributor to our blogs. In addition to his long series on Sadguru Sri Tyagaraja , Hindi Film songs and Economics he was a regular commentator. His comments were positive and informative. His comments were compl’i’mentary and compl’e’mentary/supplementary.

We were encouraged to write on the subjects he complimented us. Comments like his were our fuel and proved that we are in the right direction.

Once we wrote to him that his comments themselves will form a voluminous book. Writing is not easy, that too, writing with positive comments is not that easy.

He was a voracious reader, good writer and a multilinguist. Started his life as a banker and finished his life as a writer. I would say he worked until his last breath. His last comments to our blogs posted a few days before his death. He was a lifelong student studying new books and new subjects and he was a teacher for us teaching us what we don’t know.

We all pray for his soul to reach the feet of God.

Om Shanti.


Mr R Nanjappa

Mr R. Nanjappa has passed BA Economics (with history and political science) in 1962 and passed MA Economics in 1964- both from Madras University.

He joined in a leading Bank in 1965 and voluntarily retired in 1998.

He worked in New Delhi, Nagpur, Ahmedabad, Bombay, Madras, Bangalore and Hyderabad offices in his career.

He is very much interested in literature, comparative religion and philosophy,, sustainable or steady state economics, education and of course music. In music his main interest is in Sahitya.

Over the years he has thoroughly studied the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi, the Complete Works of Vivekananda, complete works of Sri Aurobindo, literature relating to Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Ramana.

He has also read all the available works of Dr. Radhakrishnan.

He has read a fair selection of English poets, Shakespeare and Plato.

He has also read old Tamil literature but discursively.

In Management science, his favourite author is Peter Drucker.

He had  studied the works of Arunagirinatha, and the Tevaram of the three and Tiruvachakam,  Kamba Ramayanam

Sanskrit classics and Gita are his favorites.

His favorite English novelists are Dickens and Hardy and of  modern writers he likes only A.J.Cronin and Nevil Shute..

He is a collector of books!.

For the last twenty years, he along with his family is residing in Bangalore.

Tamilandvedas thank him for his contribution.

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