This is an effort to recollect and document life of Rashtra Rishi Dattopant Thengadi, as experienced by his colleagues, friends, followers and associates. Saroj Mitra has had a long and cherished association with Rev. Thengadi ji. Saroj Da, as he is known , has begun by recollecting his memorable incidents that he can remember. There are many more people of all age groups who will fondly remind their interaction with this one of the greatest personality of Independent India.