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Mangesh V. Nadkarni

Indian professor

Died when: 74 years 201 days (894 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


Mangesh V. Nadkarni

Mangesh Vithal Nadkarni (1933–2007) was a professor of English literature, and a disciple of Sri Aurobindo.He lectured on Sri Aurobindo's philosophy and vision Nadkarni was born in Kodibag and raised in Bankikkodla.

At Bankikodla, literature, folk art, spiritual lore, music and sports kept him enthralled during his school days.Mangesh completed his high school diploma (1948–49) from the A.

H.School, Bankikodla.His teachers in high school gave impetus to his imagination and taught him to perceive the sheer excitement of ideas, leading him to the path of his inner quest.

Sundar Nadkarni a Karnataka Sahitya Akademi winner was Mangesh's younger brother.Nadkarni completed his M.A. in English literature from Rajaram College, Kolhapur, and began his teaching career in Rajkot.

Later, he moved to Anand where he was a lecturer of English at Nalini Arvind & T.V.Patel Arts College.

During his college career, Nadkarni was a student of professor V.K.Gokak who influenced Nadkarni towards Sri Aurobindo's philosophy.

Mangesh earned his Ph.D. in Phonetics from the UCLA, and was a professor of linguistics at the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad.

He later taught as a senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore (1985–93).During the course of his tenure, he guided Ph.D. candidates and published in theoretical and applied Linguistics journals.

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