After Karve came to Bombay
he had made friends with Narahari Pant Balakrishna Joshi. His association with Narahari
Pant was useful and influenced Karve's entire life. Karve was a little shy by nature. He
hesitated to speak to strangers With Narahari Pant's help it was possible for Karve to
overcome this drawback. Karve admired Narahari Pant's courage and helpful nature.