The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Chintamani, Chirravoori Yajneswara
Chintamani, Chirravoori Yajneswara, Editor of the ‘Leader’, Allahabad; s. of C. Ramasomayajulu; b. Vizianagaram, 1880; educ: Maharaja’s College, Vizianagaram; became Editor and Manager of the ‘Vizagapatam Spectator’, Vizagapatam, 1898; Editor and Manager of the ‘Indian Herald’, Vizagapatam, 1899; joined the Staff of the ‘Madras Standard’, as Sub-Editor, 1901; Sub-Editor, ‘United India’, 1902; became joint Editor of the ‘Indian People’ and the ‘Hindustan Review’, Allahabad, 1903; Editor of the ‘Indian People’, 1904; gave up journalism, and became Assistant Secretary, Indian Industrial Conference, Amraoti, 1906; joined the staff of the ‘Leader’, Allahabad, 1909; was Manager of that paper, 1911-13; became its Editor, 1913, was Secretary to the First Industrial Conference; Secretary, Second All-India Temperance Conference and Secretary to the 21st Indian National Congress Committee; became Director, Newspapers, Ltd., Allahabad, 1911; Secretary, Hume Memorial Fund, U.P.; Member, All-India Congress Committee since 1908; presided at the U.P. Social Conference held at Bareilly, 1911; presided at the 7th Industrial Conference held at Fyzabad, 1913; presided at the 7th District Conference, Vizagapatam, 1913; twice married; 2 sons. Publications: Speeches and Writings of Sir P. M. Mehta; Indian Social Reform. Address: 14 A , South Road, Allahabad, U.P., India.