About Badruddin Tyabji:
The first Muslim president of the Indian National Congress party was Badruddin Tyabi. He was selected after selected as the third President of the Congress from 1887 to 1888 after WC Bannerjee and Dadabhai Naoroji (1886). In 1895, he became the first Muslim judge of the Bombay High Court and third Indian to hold such a prestigious title. Born on October 10, 1844, Badruddin was also the first Indian to hold the post of Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court.
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About R.K. Narayan:
R.K. Narayan, in full Rasipuram Krishnaswami Narayanswami, (born October 10, 1906, Madras [Chennai], India—died May 13, 2001, Madras), one of the finest Indian authors of his generation writing in English. Reared by his grandmother, Narayan completed his education in 1930 and briefly worked as a teacher before deciding to devote himself to writing. His first novel, Swami and Friends (1935), is an episodic narrative recounting the adventures of a group of schoolboys. That book and much of Narayan’s later works are set in the fictitious South Indian town of Malgudi. Narayan typically portrays the peculiarities of human relationships and the ironies of Indian daily life, in which modern urban existence clashes with ancient tradition. His style is graceful, marked by genial humour, elegance, and simplicity.