Raja Rao (1909-2006) studied at Montpellier and the Sorbonne in France.
He wrote about Indian independence from the perspective of a village in South India in Kanthapura in 1938 and later, in The Serpent and the Rope in 1960, about a young cosmopolitan intellectual seeking enlightenment.
Collections of stories include The Cow of die Barricades in 1947 and The Policeman and the Rose in 1978.
Why is Raja Rao famous?
Raja Rao was an Indian writer, born at Hassan, Karnataka.