Mangaluru, Feb 23, 2020: District in-charge minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary said that senior writer Usha P Rai and national athlete Srima Priyadarshini have been selected for the Veera Rani Abbakka Prashasthi.
The two-day Abbakka Utsav, scheduled to be held at the Asaigoli Kendra Maidan in Konaje village on February 29 and March 1, 2020.
Usha P Rai and Srima Priyadarshini
The award will be conferred during the valedictory of Abbakka Utsava. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25,000 and a citation. The two-day Abbakka Utsava will be organised by the Department of Kannada.
Dakshina Kannada District Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh, Additional Deputy Commissioner Roopa M J and others were present during the press meet.