M. Venkatakrishnaiah

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M. Venkatakrishnaiah (1844–1933) was pioneer of journalism, author, social reformer, educator, civil servant and philanthropist based in the city of Mysore, India.[1][2] He was often referred to as the grand-old man of Mysore or Tataiah.[1] His achievements contributed immensely towards Mysore's notability as a famed center of education and model city. He wrote and published a series of newspapers such as the Hita Bodhini (1883), Sadhvi (1899), Vrittanta Chintamani(1885), Mysore Herald, Poura Samajika Patrike, Mysore Patriot, Mysore Review, Wealth of Mysore, Nature Cure and Sampadabhyudaya.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Venkatakrishnaiah remembered". The Hindu. 6 September 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vruddhapitamaha, Dayasagara Sri M. Venkatakrishnaiah – A Man with many Dimensions". Retrieved 3 April 2012.