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Why no Poets are penning poems to Stall World War Three: BR Patil

BR Patil Bheemanagouda Ramanagouda Patil popularly known as BR Patil is a retired Professor of Education from the Government B Ed College in Dharwad. He originally belongs to Hirebagewadi, one of the two biggest villages after Yellur in Belagavi Taluk. Now in his 96th year, he continues to enjoy a robust healthy life with clear vision and audibility. He has a disciplined schedule and a limited but proper diet at specific periodic intervals. Interaction with him hints at the tremendous energy he is overloaded with.  Even at this age, he keeps recalling and reciting the 200-odd vachanas he had penned several decades back. Although due to the age factor, he keeps repeating the same subject frequently that’s no hindrance to stating clearly what he wants to express candidly! In a freewheeling chat, he opens up in an amazing manner for any personality at such an age and stage in life. You may not feel like agreeing to his views on a variety of subjects, yet what looks astonishing is his non-