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Kayyara birth centenary fete ‘Shathapoorthi Sambhrama’ at Peradala today

Kayyara birth centenary fete ‘Shathapoorthi Sambhrama’ at Peradala today

Mangalore Today News Network

Badiadka, June 8, 2015 : “Shathapoorthi Sambhrama’- the birth centenary celebrations of veteran Kannada writer and activist  Nadoja Dr Kayyara Kinhanna Rai will be held at  the poet’s residence Kavitha Kuteera in Peradala on June 8, Monday. A variety of programmes have been lined up to mark the occasion.

Kayyara birth centenary fete ‘Shathapoorthi Sambhrama’ at Peradala todayThe event organised under the aegis of the Department of Kannada and Culture will be inaugurated by former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde.

DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai will preside over the function  while UT Khader, Karnataka Minister for Health and Family Welfare and KA Dayananda, Director of Kannada and Culture Department will be the guests of honour.

A host of dignitaries including elected representatives, Kannada activists and Bunt leaders are expected to take part in the function.

A seminar on the life and works of Kayyara Kinhana Rai who is also the recipient of the prestigious Pampa Award will be  held at 3 pm. Dr Harikrishna Bharanya,  former lecturer of Madhurai Kamaraj University will preside over the session.

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