Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 6

An eminent scholar of Linguistics, Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary was well-known for his impeccable pronunciation and speech in Patna University. But very few people know that his pronunciation was not all that great in the initial part of his career and the students made fun of him. In this episode he shares how he convertedContinue reading “Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 6”

Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 4

In the previous episode Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary had narrated how he had become active in the student politics while he was pursuing BA Honours (English) in H D Jain College Arah in 1950. In this episode he shares a few anecdotes related to his activism. Me: Sir, could you share a few anecdotes ofContinue reading “Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 4”

Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 2

In the first episode Prof K M Tiwary narrated what had led to his involvement in the political activities as a student at Patna College. In this episode he relates the story of why he could not get admission to BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Patna College despite his good results in IA (Intermediate ofContinue reading “Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 2”

Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 1

Dr Kapil Muni Tiwary was an eminent linguist who had worked as a professor of Linguistics and English literature at the universities in India, the Republic of Yemen and in Iraq for more than 50 years. He passed away on 26 April 2021. A scholar of English, Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian and several South Asian languagesContinue reading “Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 1”

Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 7

In this episode Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary shares the story of how he got the opportunity to study in the University of Pennsylvania, one of the top universities of the US, in the mid sixties for his PhD in Linguistics. It throws some light on the political changes that were taking place in Bihar inContinue reading “Conversations with Prof Kapil Muni Tiwary 7”