The Kalki magazine

The jail doors clanged open. A free Krishnamurthy had gone in as India’s highest paid magazine editor but walked out as an unemployed writer. His  joining the individual sathyagraha call of Gandhi had irked his boss at Ananda Vikatan- SS Vasan who had with embarrassing firmness stressed that Krishnamurthy was not welcome back. Patience ceases…

Hindi nahi hai !

In February 1940, Governor Erskine issued what was perhaps his last order before demitting office and one close to his heart. It was a communiqué retracting compulsory Hindi tutoring in Madras schools. It was three years before, in one rare lowering of the barriers by the British that the Congress came to power. The Governor…