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Kayyara Award conferred on Chandrashekhar Kedilaya

Kayyara Award conferred on Chandrashekhar Kedilaya


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, June 09, 2017: The  Kayyara Kinhanna Rai Award given in memory of the late poet and  great Kannada activist,  was  conferred  on  H Chandrashekhar Kedilaya at a ceremony held at BEM  educational institution at Carstreet on June 9, Friday under the aegis of Kalkura Pratishtana.

Kayyara Award



Kayyara Award


Kayyara Award


Kayyara Award


Kayyara Award


Kayyara Award


Kayyara Award


Speaking on the occasion, the Mayor said   the City Corporation would be happy to name any road  or circle in the city after Kayyara Kinhanna Rai provided anyone makes an appeal in this direction. In such a case, the proposal would be put forth in the next Council meeting for approval, she added.

Veteran writer Erya Lakshminarayana Alva who also spoke, described Kayyara Kinhanna Rai as a towering personality  who dedicated his life for the cause of Kannada land and literature.

Pradeep Kumar  Kalkura, President of the Foundation presided over the function.

Vijayalakshm B Shetty, President of Taluk Unit of Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Santosh,  Headmaster of BM institution, Kallige Taranath Shetty, lawyer, S V Bhat and others were present.

 Prizes were awarded to the winners of Kayyara  drawing competition on the occasion.


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Suresh Kumar, Mangaluru Sat, June-10-2017, 12:13
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