[Picked from Shri K. C. Shiva Reddy's book - Ugada Kavi (Poet of the Era)]
It was a function held to release the books, Kannada Bharathi collected under the principal editorship of Sri. N. Anantha Rangachar and Paschatya Gambhira Natakagalu by Professor S.V. Ranganna. Kannada Bharathi was a book of two thousand pages on royal size paper. Likewise the work of Professor S.V. Ranganna was also great both in terms of the size and the content. Sri. Kuvempu was present at the function to release the books. Speaking about the books he released, Sri. Sri. Kuvempu said, 'if you hit people who ask what is there in Kannada on their head with these books, they will know what is in it.