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As Luck Would Have It Random Thoughts, Musings and Memories

Author Name: Padmanabha Arkalgud | Format: Paperback | Genre : Biographies & Autobiographies | Other Details

A captivating memoir by a venerable octogenarian that intricately weaves a lifetime of trials, triumphs, and lessons transcending individual experiences. The journey offers the readers an intense roller coaster through the highs and lows of the author's life. Poignant and insightful, the chronicle serves as a testament to the human spirit.

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Padmanabha Arkalgud

Arkalgud Padmanabha has led a fulfilling life, facing a Naxal threat, handling labour issues at ITC, and traveling the world, even reaching Antarctica at 74. Born in Bangalore in 1936, Padmanabha graduated in science and law, then completed post-graduation in social research from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. He initially joined the Central Institute of Public Cooperation and later moved to Harvard University’s Centre for Population Studies. Padmanabha quit formal corporate life in 1993 as Senior Vice President of ITC Bhadrachalam Ltd. Today, at 86, he remains active, contributing to community causes. M.S. University, Baroda, bestowed him the ‘National Youngster Unsung Hero Award’ in 2020. His mantra: “One may retire from employment, but one shouldn’t retire from Life.” "As Luck Would Have It" is his first non-professional book, capturing his remarkable journey.