I had delivered a lecture at the Marathi Department of the University of Pune on 9 February 2009 in which I had presented a meteorologist’s view of the poetic fantasies of fourth century Sanskrit poet Kalidasa in his ‘Meghadoot’ and the modern day Marathi monsoon poems of Mangesh Padgaonkar.

Abhijit Ghorpade who attended my lecture, has reviewed and paraphrased my talk in an article in the Marathi newapaper ‘Loksatta’ published from Pune on 22 February 2009.

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R. R. Kelkar