Biographical Sketches of Dekkan Poets/Uragappa Dandanath


This Sanscrit poet was a Military Officer of high rank, it is said a Commander of the Forces of Harihara Roya, founder of Vedyanagar and its first Sovereign, he was born at Anagondi, and flourished in the twelfth century of Salivahana. Uragappa Dandanath was well versed in the Sanscrit Grammar, and composed a Dictionary which he named Nanardha Ratnamala.—This book was used in different Colleges in the peninsula.