An article on yours truly has appeared in today’s issue of The Times of India (Bangalore edition). It is related to the collage I made as a tribute to the famous personalities who have excelled in Karnataka.
Congrats,I just saw TOI now in office(it was my lunch time) i had not seen ur photo earlier properly but when i saw the article i got that was you itself RK, coz i just know ur name and thought u are the person who can do that.. Immediatly i came back and saw the blog and there u were, all i want to saw u is WOW, GREAT. Such a good way of paying tribute.
Felt soo happy to see ur article in paper.Keep it up.
Congratulation Bellur avarae iga thane Times of India ivathindu nodi bande. hardika shubhashaygalu btw where do you stay how you choose MGRoad for this? any how congratulation from the core of my heart for the love for the land and people you have. I appreciate your creativity and mind to do this type of work I am thrilled.
thanks a lot. wow!! world famous in your office!! 😉
thanks a lot sir. the reason why i went to MG road (fyi, i stay in kaadu malleswara) was because most youngsters choose that particular road to roam around on holidays. and i wanted them to know about all the people (whom i have shown in my collage) who made “karnataka” proud with their achievements. also, i wanted to show these ‘personalities’ to every third foreigner i came across on MGs and Brigades.
“Among the many heroes and heroines of Chitradurga, mention must be made of Onake Obavva, the wife of a common soldier, who, while fetching water during one of the several sieges of the fort, heard the muffled sound of enemy soldiers attempting to enter the fort walls through a small crevice that was just big enough for one person at a time to crawl through. Hiding silently next to the crevice with an onake, or pestle, she killed each soldier as his head appeared in the opening and dragged his body inside the wall. By the time her husband and others came to her aid, many dead soldiers lay around her. Onake Obavva’s courage and quick thinking single-handedly saved the fort that day. Her bravery is commemorated in Chitradurga by the name of Onake Obavva Stadium and by an extraordinary new sculpture near the DC Office. The sculpture was commissioned by the Government of Karnataka and brilliantly executed by the distinguished sculptor Ashok Gudigar”.
So dear RK, with your contacts, you may gethold of the imagery.
Great idea and vision inc choosing MGRoad. one todays youngester should see who will be hovaring around mg and brigades and to show it every third foreiner you meet great
nimma kannadammana seve niranthravagi nadeyali ysendu haraisutheene. nimage innu hechinna shakti mattu yukti kodali tayi bhuvaneshwari jai karnataka jai bharat
thanks for the info. very detailed write-up. thanks a lot.
glad you liked it!
thanks a ton!
will see it soon! thanks for doing it.
i did the collage for my satisfaction. but i am more satisfied after seeing that so many of you have also liked it. basically, an artist must first like what he does. only then can he expect others to like it!
you are welcome to see it anytime. next time you visit bangalore, do let me know. as for the list, idon’t have it….but will make one and send it to you soon.
great! thanks you very very much. the sculpture is really well made.
nimma aashirvadave nanage raksha kavacha. thanks for your wishes.
thanks for your wishes and for quoting those famous lines!
thanks girishanna. khanditha nimma kaaryakrama kelthini. good luck to you.
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