Principal (Rtd.) Mohan Tilgul, resident of Vijayapura (Bijapur), hails from the respected family of Basavana Bagewadi, District: Vijayapura, Karnataka. He is born on 1st Dec, 1945. His father was an eminent lawyer and a devout social worker in the Swatantra Party of India in 1950s. Mohan Tilgul did his primary education at Basavana Bagewadi and Vijayapura. He graduated from S.B. Arts College, Vijayapura in 1967 and completed his M.A. (English) from Shivaji University, Kolhapur in the year 1969. He was actively associated with Indian Express as reporter for 20 years. He has translated T.S. Eliot's "The Family Reunion" in Kannada; Essays on Aristotle's poetics Plato's contribution to philosophy are his critical works and also published the Anthology They Stray Thoughts in English.