Siddalingaiah

 

Siddalingaiah is a major Kannada poet and one of the founders of the Dalit Sangharsha Samiti. He has also written two plays, and his doctoral research was on folk deities. He has served twice as member of the Karnataka Legislative Council. A professor at Bangalore University, he is also chairman of the Kannada Development Authority.

He is the author of A Word With You, World.