Acharya Kakasaheb Kalelkar
(01-12-1885 - 21-08-1981)

 Dattatreya Balkrishna Kalelkar, popularly known as Acharya Kakasaheb Kalelkar was born at Satara in Maharashtra (India)  on 1st December, 1885. One of the closest associates of Mahatma Gandhi, Kakasaheb, has a multifaceted personality as a  renowned educationist, linguist, journalist, thinker, author, philosopher and parliamentarian. He was a strong advocate of  communal harmony and great interpreter of the philosophies of Gandhi and Tagore. His contributions to public life are  many and varied, stretching over 75 years. He was a hardcore nationalist committed to the cause of service to the nation  and people of India at large. read more..