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B V Kakkilaya birth centenary programme on August 10, 11

B V Kakkilaya birth centenary programme on August 10, 11

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Mangaluru, Aug 07, 2019: The birth centenary  programme to commemorate the life and works of   BV Kakkilaya (1919-2012), a renowned freedom fighter,  stalwart of the Karnataka reunification movement, member of the Rajya Sabha and Karnataka legislative assembly who  actively involved in social and political struggles till his last breath,  will be held on August 10 and 11  at Bishop Jathanna Auditorium, Sahodaya, YMCA Campus, Balmatta in the city. The event will be jointly organised by  Samadarshi Vedike, Mangaluru, Hosathu Monthly, Bengaluru, MS Krishnan Memorial Trust, Bengaluru and Navakarnataka Publications private limited, Bengaluru. 



Leader of the working class movement and national general secretary of All India Trade Union Congress Com. Amarjeet Kaur; youth icon, member of the national executive council of the CPI, and former President of JNU Students’ Union   Kanhaiya Kumar; prominent thinker and activist Prof. Anand Teltumbde; eminent vocalist of Carnatic music, writer and thinker  TM Krishna; well known writer, thinker and activist Com. Noor Zaheer; former minister    Kagodu Thimmappa; eminent journalist  Dinesh Amin Mattu; Rajya Sabha member Com. Binoy Vishwam nd prominent intellectuals, scholars and writers such as Prof. Muzaffar Assadi, Dr G Ramakrishna,  Kalale Parthasarathy, Dr. Siddanagouda Patil, Dr TS Venugopal, Dr Vijay Poonacha Tambanda, Com PV Lokesh, Com. Saathi Sundaresh and others will participate in the deliberations.

The programmes will conclude with a Carnatic vocal recital by Vidwan Sri TM Krishna, accompanied by Vidushi Akkarai Subhalakshmi on the violin and Vidwan Sri Jayachandra Rao KU on the mridangam. Second editions of ‘Bareyada Dinachariya Bareyada Putagalu’, the autobiography of Sri BV Kakkilaya, and ‘Karl Marx: Baduku-Baraha’ and Frederick Engels: Jeevana-chintana’, the award winning books of BV Kakkilaya, will also be released on the occasion of the Centenary.

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Akash M, manglore Wed, August-7-2019, 3:27
Sad demise of Mr Kakkilaya. RIP
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