Amruth Someshwar conferred with ‘Karanth Award’

5:16 PM, Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Karanth AwardMangalore : Kalkura Foundation and the DK Sahitya Parishad jointly organized a special programme in honour to celebrate 180th birth anniversary of the Dr. Karanth at Town Hall on October 10, Sunday.

Karanth Award
During the programme, renowned Kannada litterateur Amruth Someshwar was conferred with the ‘Karanth Award’.

Karanth Award
Conferring the award, Kumble Sundar Rao, the president of Karantaka Yakshagana Academy said that the works of Dr Karanth has value and respect even to the present day and regretted for not getting it available today. Later in honour to the great legend, he recited a poem written by Dr Karanth.

Karanth Award
Mr Someshwar has number of Yakshagana prasangas and scholarly articles on the socio-cultural practices and history of the DK district which is a great contribution to the art lovers, he added.
The Yakshagana artistes like Kota Shivananda and H. Jayaram Shetty were also felicitated.

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