R. S. Mugali
1906 – 1992
Who was R. S. Mugali?
Ram Shri Mugali was awarded the Sahitya Akademi in 1956 for his work "Kannada Sahitya Charitre" in Kannada. Professor Mugali's poetic nickname was "Rasik Ranga". He was the president of the 44th Kannada Sahitya Sammelana held in Siddganga of Tumkur taluk
Mugali was born in a village called Hole Alur of Ron in Gadag. In 1933, he was appointed as a professor of Kannada at Willingdon college, Sangli. His notable students at Willington were Subbanna Ekkundi and Gangadhar V. Chittal. V. K. Gokak was his colleague at Willingdon college. In 1966, Mugali retired as a principal of the Willington College. From 1967 to 1970, he was the Head of the Kannada Department of the Bangalore University, Bangalore. Mugali died in Bangalore on February 20, 1992.