Calve Sankara Chettiar house
39 Comty Chetty Street, Pondicherry
Now Calvé Soupprayan Chetty Street.
All five men stayed from April 1910 till October 1910 at house of Shanker Chetti, sympathise businessman in absolute privacy. Lived in a small way. Some money was sent by friends from Baroda and Madras (casual). Sri Aurobindo did not accept abode with him as his pupils (sadhakas) but taught them Greek, Latin and French. Latter they became famous Bengal writers but at Pondicherry were well-known more as footballers.
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SOURCE: Archives and Research: A biannual journal.- Volume 9, No1 (1985, April).- 124 p. Plate 9.