Chaturvedi Badrinath

I am 8000 years old. In being human,
I have been all that man can be
and has been:
I have seen it all.


Chaturvedi Badrinath received the 2009 Sahitya Akademi award for The Mahabharata: An Inquiry In The Human Condition.

Chaturvedi Badrinath was in the Indian Administrative Service from 1957 to 1989. He belonged to a long tradition where civil servants made stellar contributions to studies related to India.