VO Chidambaram Pillai: Tilak's Southern Lieutenant
By R. Venkatachalapathy
V.O. Chidambaram Pillai serialised Tilak's biography in the 1930s in a Colombo Tamil magazine. A look at the relationship between the two men in the light of the new sources and correspondence between them. Reproduced here is a facsimile of VOC's 1914 letter to Tilak, being published for the first time. An exclusive for us...