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Obituary: Mandarke Devanna Pai Durable Link to this BLOG
(via private message) M. Devanna Pai (1916-2011) of Karkala passed away. A Gandhian idealist, Mr. Pai had fought during India's Freedom Struggle, and continued to live a life of farming, simplicity, and sacrifice afterwards in the town of Karkala.

Pai-mam served as a volunteer in Rashriya Sevadal and experimented with herbs and crops in his family plantation.

Devanna Pai is survived by his wife, three daughters, and son M. Nityanand Pai.

Mandarke Devanna Pai Picture Album

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Portrait of Mandarke Devanna Pai, Karkala
Portrait of Mandarke Devanna Pai, Karkala
A Gandhian freedom fighter, Devanna Pai refused Government pensions and returned the honors to protest the misguided development of India

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Mr and Mrs. Mandarke Devanna Pai
Mr and Mrs. Mandarke Devanna Pai
Town of Karkala, 2006

(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)First Written: Saturday, August 6, 2011
Last Modified: 8/7/2011 10:28:48 PM

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