Voice of conscience

Print edition : September 19, 2014

U.R. Ananthamurthy at his residence in Bangalore, in 2009. Photo: K. Gopinathan

The house in which the writer was born, at Melige village in Karnataka's Shimoga district. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

U.R. Ananthamurthy (1932-2014), who inhabited a bilingual world, turned a searching gaze on the community in which he was born and remained committed to the idea of a secular and non-sectarian India.
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