About the Author
M. Veerappa Moily is a distinguished political leader, an economist of repute and a renowned literary figure. An advocate by profession, he has been in politics for almost four decades now. He is currently the Minister of Corporate Affairs, GOI. A gifted writer, he has written extensively in both Kannada and English. He has published three plays, four novels, three poetry collections and a compilation of his lectures. His most ambitious work to date is the epic Shree Ramayana Mahanveshanam which received the prestigious Moortidevi Award of the Bhartiya Jnanpith. He has also authored the continuing series, Unleashing India: A Roadmap for Agrarian Wealth Creation; Water: Elixir of life, and Powering the Nation. The Fire of Knowledge is the fourth volume in this series.