Birthdays & Anniversaries
|9.8.1897 - 1968|
Rare indeed have been the pioneers who, like E. Krishna Iyer, realised early enough the great value and importance of India’s art and culture, as much as political freedom and economic improvement, for national regeneration and welfare.
Few have slaved so selflessly with singleminded devotion as he, for the revival, revitalisation and [popularisation] of many of the forgotten arts even before the dawn of political freedom.
Many indeed have been the fields of Krishna Iyer’s activity; and yet he was able to achieve substantial results in whatever he undertook for the good of the country and its people.... He and his services and achievements are valuable assets to the country. They are a source of inspiration for others.
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