Releasing the story on National Engineers' Day 15th September - the birth anniversary of Sir M. Visvesvaraya. A big Salute!! Story's audio:
Original story "Sir M. Visvesvaraya: The Builder of Dams, Bridges and a Nation" by Mala Kumar. Translated into Marathi by Mukund Taksale
Illustrated by Krupa Thakur-Patil, Sachin Pandit, and Sheshadri Mokshagundam. Photographs by Visvesvaraya National Memorial Trust.
Published by Pratham Books.
Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
As a child, Vishwa walked a long way to get to school. As a college student, he tutored two children to make ends meet. And as an engineer, he built dams, bridges and institutions, and the foundation for a modern India.
The woodcutter of Gura set out to chop-chop-chop wood one day. He climbed up a tree, perched himself on a branch and began cutting. The village priest who was passing by warned him that if he cut the very branch he was sitting on, he would surely fall down and die. Find out what the woodcutter did in this hilarious tale from enchanting Ethiopia.