A veteran Gandhian , he has played an active role in the freedom struggle and has been serving as the Chairman of Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi , Bangalore Education Society, Prakruthi Jeevana Kendra Trust & Gandhi Sahitya Sangha for the past four decades. Recipient of several prestigious awards for his outstanding contributions to social service, he has been a guiding spirit in publicizing Gandhian ideology.
Former Vice Chancellor of Karnataka Sanskrit University, renowned scholar in Kannada and Sanskrit as well,authored & edited severals books , received prestigous awards to his literary works , he serves as Hon Gen Secretary of Gandhi Peace Foundation.
A technocrat and an accomplished educationist, he serves as the Honorary General Secretary of Sheshadripuram Educational Trust.
He is a noted Social Activist occupying prominent positions in reputed service organizations like Indian Red Cross Society, Gandhi Peace Foundation and Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi.
Chairman & Managing Director of Vega Cargo & Logistics Pvt Ltd, strongly believes in Gandhian Principles, he hails from a rural farmer family and has been associated with the magazine since its inception.