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posted Aug 3, 2010, 10:36 AM by Sarat Kumar Sarvepalli   [ updated Oct 13, 2011, 5:57 AM ]

Year 1866:

Walajapet (Tamil: வாலாஜாபேட்டை) is a locality and part of Vellore city in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is strategically located on the Palar River on the route between Chennai (Madras) and Bangalore. By bus, this locality can be reached in about 30 minutes from Vellore city center and in about 2.5 hours from Chennai. It is well connected both by road and railways. Walajah Road railway station is located about 4.5 km from the town, lying between Arakkonam and Katpadi junctions on the important railway route connecting Chennai to Coimbatore and Bangalore.It was the station connecting Arakonam and Katpadi, the first rail route in tamilnadu.

This town, located in the Vellore District, is considered to be the First Municipality and Taluk of Tamil Nadu, believed to have been formed in 1866. Former President and prominent Indian philosopher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888 - 1975) and noted Tamil scholar Mu. Varadarasanar affectionately called "Mu. Va" were among those studied in the Government Higher Secondary School of Walajapet that celebrated its centenary a decade ago.
 
Year 1883:
 
The village of Kalepalli is the one of the biggest historical villages in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is just 19 km away from holy place Tirupathi town and 4 km from Rayalacheruvu katta . There are villages near to kalepalli like Kuppam Badur, Rayala chervu, Chittathooru, N R Kammapalli, Thimmaraju palli, suravari palli, golla palli, amudala palli and eguva palli.

There are temples which located in kalepalli like Brahmam garu swami temple, ramuluvari gudi, eswaruni temple and some famous temples which are located near to kalepalli like "Anjaneya Swamy" vari temple near Rayalacheruvu katta and "Mutyalamma vari" temple on the way to kalepalli.
 
Year 1887:
 
The second son of poor Brahman couple, Sarvepalli Veeraswami and his wife Sitamma. However, Radha Krishnan himself was inclined to believe that the date of his birth was in fact 20th September, 1887. More important is the doubt whether Veraswami was his ...The second son of poor Brahman couple, Sarvepalli Veeraswami and his wife Sitamma. However, Radha Krishnan himself was inclined to believe that the date of his birth was in fact 20th September, 1887. More important is the doubt whether Veraswami was his father. Parental responsibility lay, according to village rumours, with an itinerant Vaishnawaite official.
 
Year 1893:
 
He is best known in the West for his participation in the World Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893, and he is credited with paving the way for Hinduism to be recognized as a major world religion. The speaker named others, grouping them as ...He is best known in the West for his participation in the World Parliament of Religions held in Chicago in 1893, and he is credited with paving the way for Hinduism to be recognized as a major world religion. The speaker named others, grouping them as "Orientalists": Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, President of India and an esteemed writer on Indian philosophical traditions; renowned Supreme Court Justice Krishna Iyer, and indeed also Orientalist scholar Sir William Jones.
 
Year 1903:
 
It further states “In May 1903, Radhakrishnan married Sivakamu with whom he sired five daughters and one son, the distinguished historian Sarvepalli Gopal; but he was unfaithful, and his sexual philanderings deeply hurt his wife.” I am very curious if the ...His capacity to absorb both the anti-Brahman prejudice that clearly slowed down his early academic career, and the Bengali hostility to southerners which isolated him in his early years at the University of Calcutta, might well have acted as a screen for coming to terms with the deeper pain of illegitimacy.” It further states “In May 1903, Radhakrishnan married Sivakamu with whom he sired five daughters and one son, the distinguished historian Sarvepalli Gopal

Year 1906:
 
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan primary education was in Gowdie School, Tiruvallur, and higher school education in PMHigh School, Gajulamandyam, Renigunta. He graduated with a Master's degree in Philosophy from the Madras Christian College in 1906, being one of its most distinguished alumni. Radhakrishnan wrote his thesis for the MA degree on "The Ethics of the Vedanta and its Metaphysical Presupposions". Philosophy was not his personal choice, but seemingly an accident.
 
Year 1909:
 
After completing his MA, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, accepted an Assistant Lectureship at the Madras Presidency College in 1909. In college, he mastered the classics of Hindu philosophy, namely the Upanishads, Bhagvad Gita, Brahmasutra, and commentaries of ...After completing his MA, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, accepted an Assistant Lectureship at the Madras Presidency College in 1909. In college, he mastered the classics of Hindu philosophy, namely the Upanishads, Bhagvad Gita, Brahmasutra, and commentaries of Sankara, Ramunuja and Madhava. He also acquainted himself with Buddhist and Jain philosophy and philosophies of Western thinkers such as Plato, Plotinus, Kant, Bradley, and Bergson.
 
Year 1914:
 
The Himalayan ridge, is named after Sir Arthur Henry ,McMahon, a Briton who negotiated it on behalf of India in talks Chinese represent-. atives in 1914. Peiping refuses to recognize it. , Government of India STAYING HOME: Dr . Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the Vice President of India. He declined an invitation to visit Peiping, the capital of Communist China.
 
Year 1921:
 
When Brajendranath Seal was appointed the Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was selected in his place as George V Professor of Philosophy.
 
Year 1922:
 
Oct 1922 - I-5 Occupies Spaulding Chair of Eastern Philosophy at Oxford-"Books on India," Review; has published Indian Philosophy and Religion and Society (essays), Oct. 1922 article International Journal of Ethics. Radhakrishnan, Dr. Sarvepalli-( Continued) I ...I-5 Occupies Spaulding Chair of Eastern Philosophy at Oxford-"Books on India," Review; has published Indian Philosophy and Religion and Society (essays), Oct. 1922 article International Journal of Ethics. Radhakrishnan, Dr. Sarvepalli-( Continued) I-30 Quoted his Eastern Religions and Western Thought in Pythagoras article.
 
Year 1923:
 
Apr 23, 1923 - Dr. S. Gopal, born April 23, 1923, is one of India's most distinguished historians. He was given the Senior Award of the Homi Bhabha Fellowships Council to undertake a biographical study of his father, the late Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
 
Year 1924:
 
Oct 1924 - The influence of India on Burma and Ceylon, Japan and Korea, is wellknown." - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.He goes on to explain the contributions of India to Chinese literature and art, music and architecture, painting and sculpture, drama, poetry and fiction, astronomy and medicine, educational method and social organizations. See Vishvabharati Quarterly, October 1924. The influence of India on Burma and Ceylon, Japan and Korea, is wellknown." - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.
 
Year 1926:
 
Initiated by the founder Vice-chancellor Dr. CR Reddy in 1926, legendaries like Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a great philosopher and a roll model for the human race who later rose to the position of Vice-president of India, Dr. VS Krishna, a great ...Initiated by the founder Vice-chancellor Dr. CR Reddy in 1926, legendaries like Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a great philosopher and a roll model for the human race who later rose to the position of Vice-president of India, Dr. VS Krishna, a great visionary have continued the tradition of initiating innovative academic programs of national and international relevance and contributed to sustained development of this University.
 
Year 1931:
 
On his return to India he was appointed Vice Chacellor of Andhra University in 1931. In the same year he was nominated a member of the International Committee of Intellectual Co-operation of the League of Nations. He remained a member till the League was dissolved.
 
Year 1947:
 
‘THE DAWN OF FREEDOM’ SPEECH, BY SARVEPALLI RADHAKRISHNAN ON THE NIGHT OF INDEPENDENCE AFTER PT. JAWAHARLAL NEHRU’S ‘TRYST WITH DESTINY’ SPEECH, ON 14TH AUGUST, 1947: Quote Unquote.. “A significant date it is in the drama of the Indian people who are trying to rebuild and transform themselves. Through a long night of waiting, a night full of fateful portents and silent prayers for the dawn of freedom, of haunting spectres of hunger and death, our sentinels kept watch, the lights were burning bright, till at last the dawn is breaking and we greet it with the utmost enthusiasm. When we are passing from a state of serfdom, a state of slavery and subjection to one of freedom and liberation, it is an occasion for rejoicing. That it is being effected in such an orderly and dignified way is a matter for gratification.”
 
Year 1948:
 
Dec 2, 1948 - Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan of India was tonight elected chairman of the executive board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to succeed E. Ronald Walker of Australia.
 
Year 1952:
 
Nov 13, 1952 - Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Vice President of India and a noted philosopher and theologian, was elected president of the seventh general conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization which opened its sessions here today.
 
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