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‘Hosa Manushya’ is a monthly magazine in kannada dedicated to Socialist thoughts. It is being
published from Shivamogga, a district place in Karanataka. ‘Hosa Manushya’ derives its title
from the quest of Lohia for a new (socialist) civilisation and a new man. In fact the literal
meaning of ‘Hosa Manushya’ is New Man. The title of the magazine is also inspired by the title
‘Mankind’, a magazine founded by Dr. Lohia in fifties. ‘Hosa Manushya’ is also the continuation
of Kannada socialist monthly ‘Manava’ which was in circulation for a few years in late sixties
‘Hosa Manushya’ derives its title from the quest of Lohia for a new (socialist) civilisation and a
new man. In fact the literal meaning of ‘Hosa Manushya’ is New Man. The title of the magazine
is also inspired by the title ‘Mankind’ a magazine founded by Dr. Lohia in fifties. ‘Hosa
Manushya’ is also the continuation of Kannada socialist monthly ‘Manava’ which was in
circulation for a few years in late sixties and early seventies. Now ‘Hosa Manushya’ is in its fifth
of year uninterrupted publication.

‘Hosa Manuhya’ is a 20 page(size:12” X 8”) black and white magazine and its main features
are profiles of Socialist leaders, serialization of the life of late Prof. B.Krishnappa, father of Dalit
movement in Karnataka, a book rewiew column and ‘Samakaleena’ pages a bunch of articles
and opinions on contempory topics. Of course magazine has a page of an editorial note and
also a page on literary and cultural topics.

The magazine publishes two special issues, one the annual issue in August and another a
woman issue in March.

Editor of ‘Hosa Manushya’ is D.S. Nagabhushana. He is a retired Station Director of All India
Radio. He writes literary criticism in kannada and has more than twenty books of Socialist
thoughts (including biogrphies of Lohia and JP) and literary criticism to his credit. He is also the
founder President of Lohia Janmashatbdhi Trust (Regd.) and it is conducting Socialist
workshops annually for the younger generation on different topics since last six years. The
trust also conducts cultural workshops in colleges for college students.


2017

JAN-MAR        APR-JUN        JUL-SEP        OCT-DEC

2016

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2015

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2014

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2012

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