Pandurang More is a farmer with a difference and he says I am interested in doing something for my country and for the poor people.While most farmers are facing a crisis of water scarcity, which has driven many to commit suicides, Pandurang More has penned a novel in English to air farmers’ woes. His novel ‘Kingdom In Dream: The Prime Minister’s protagonist is the son of a farmer who goes on to become Prime Minister. But the dedication page of the book has the name of former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.
Pandurang Tanaji More said “inspiration” not “imposition” which produces results , that after going through the agonies of being a farmer, he realised the system had to undergo a transformation, and for that one has to enter politics.
The son of Sitabai and Tanaji, unlettered farmers in the tiny village of Pangav in Solapur’s Barshi taluka, pandurang tanaji more got a decent education. His parents ensured that he finished school, after which he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Education (B. Ed.) Following a stint as an assistant professor, More decided to work in the soil. But while in the field, he felt the need to express the troubles farmers face. Hence was born his first novel, ‘Kingdom In Dream: The Prime Minister’. He penned it in English so he reaches a wider audience. He said all children should be taught English right from primary schools.
Pandurang Tanaji More said “inspiration” not “imposition” which produces results , that after going through the agonies of being a farmer, he realised the system had to undergo a transformation, and for that one has to enter politics. He said that the government of Maharashtra would celebrate Kalam’s birth anniversary on October 15 as Waachan Prerana Din or Day of Inspiration for Reading, and this was his dedication to the nuclear scientist.
The novel, ‘Kingdom In Dream: The Prime Minister’ has been published by Patridge India. More already possesses the manuscript of his second novel ‘White Money’. He has also penned some plays and a poetry collection, which are in line for publication.
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