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Pampa Prashasti
The Pampa Award (or Pampa Prashasti) is a literary award in the Indian state of Karnataka. The award was established in 1987 by Government of Karnataka
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Literature
Literature, most generically, is any body of written works. More restrictively, literature is writing considered to be an art form, or any single writing deemed to have artistic or intellectual value, often due to deploying language in ways that differ from ordinary usage. Its Latin root literatura/litteratura (derived itself from littera: letter or handwriting) was used to refer to all written accounts, though contemporary definitions extend the term to include texts that are spoken or sung (oral literature). The concept has changed meaning over time: nowadays it can broaden to have non-written verbal art forms, and thus it is difficult to agree on its origin, which can be paired with that of language or writing itself
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Karnataka Sahitya Academy
Karnataka Sahitya Academy is an autonomous organization set up by the government of Karnataka to promote Kannada literature and recognize literary merit by giving awards. It is fully funded by the Directorate of Kannada and Culture, Government of Karnataka. Set up in 1961 as "Mysore State Sahitya Academy" it was renamed as Karnataka Sahitya Academy when the name of the Mysore State was changed to Karnataka in 1973. In 1977 the Government of Karnataka made amendments to its constitution and printed a Charter of the Academies
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G. S. Amur
Gururaja Shyamacharya Amur (Kannada: ಜಿ. ಎಸ್. ಆಮೂರ; born 8 May 1925), a professor of literature, is a contemporary writer and critic in the Kannada
Kannada
and English languages. He is a recipient of many prestigious awards including the Central Sahitya Akademi Award instituted by the Government of India. Amur is the older brother of mathematician K. S. Amur.Contents1 Career 2 Literary work2.1 Awards3 Bibliography3.1 Books3.1.1 Kannada 3.1.2 English3.2 Anthologies 3.3 Essays4 ReferencesCareer[edit] Amur was born in Bommanahalli village in the Dharwad
Dharwad
district. He obtained his Master of Arts degree in English from the University of Mumbai and his PhD in English from the Karnatak University, Dharwar. His thesis was titled The Concept of Comedy
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Yashwant V. Chittal
Yashwant Vithoba Chittal (Kannada: ಯಶವಂತ ವಿಠೇೂಬಾ ಚಿತ್ತಾಲ) (3 August 1928 – 22 March 2014) was a Kannada fiction writer.[2] He was born in Hanehalli, Uttar Kannada District.[3] He completed his primary school education from his village school and his high school from the Gibbs High School, Kumta (1944).Later he did his Bachelors in science and Bachelors in technology both from Bombay University being a top ranker and gold medalist in the year 1955 and master's degree in chemical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, United States, and simultaneously pursued a career in science and technology along with literature.[4] His contributions in the field of Polymer Science and synthetic resins was well recognized and he was selected as Fellow of Plastics and Rubber Institute, London.[5]Contents1 Career 2 Awards and honors 3 Major Works 4 ReferencesCareer[edit] G. S
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T. V. Venkatachala Sastry
Togere Venkatasubbasastry Venkatachala Sastry is a Kannada-language writer, grammarian, critic, editor and lexicographer. He has authored in excess of 100 books, translations and has edited collections of essays, biographical sketches and felicitation volumes. Recipient of the Kannada
Kannada
Sahitya Akademi Award
Sahitya Akademi Award
(honorary), Sastry is an authority on Kannada
Kannada
language grammar and its various facets ranging from the metre scale (Kannada: ಛoದಸ್ಸು) on which he has written extensively to the history of Kannada
Kannada
literature spanning two millennia. His book Mulukanadu Brahmanaru is a sociological study of the Mulukanadu community since the early 17th century, outlining their origin, migration and embrace of western education
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Chandrashekhar Patil
Chandrashekar Patil (born 1939), popularly known as "Champa", is an Indian poet, playwright and public intellectual writing in Kannada. He is considered as one of the foremost voices of the Bandaya movement. Champa is the editor of the influential literary journal Sankramana started with two of his friends Siddalinga Pattanashetti and Giraddi Govindaraj in 1964. He is known for leading many social and literary movements such as Gokak agitation, Bandaya movement, anti-Emergency agitation, agitation for the implementation of Mandal report, Farmer's movement, etc. After retiring as professor of English from Karnatak University, Patil served as the President of Kannada Sahitya Parishat and as the Chairman of Kannada Development Authority.[1] Protesting the assassination of his friend and Vachana scholar M. M
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Govindray H. Nayak
Govindaray H. Nayak (born 18 September 1935) is a Kannada poet, writer and professor who was awarded the Central Sahitya Akademi Award for Kannada language for 2014 for his work Sanskrit Chintana. Nayak was born in Surve near Ankola, a village in coastal Karnataka, India. In 1951, Nayak earned his high school diploma from Peoples Multi-purpose High School, Ankola. He was a professor of Kannada at University of Mysore.Contents1 His works 2 Awards 3 External links 4 ReferencesHis works[edit]Sanskrit Chintana Nirapekshe Samakalina Nijadani Bendre Naada Naadu Olavu Moulya Marga (vol 1-5) Matte Matte Pampa Shathamanada Kannada Sahitya -1 Harishchandra Kavya Ondu Vimarshe Sthitiprajne KrithisaakshiAwards[edit]Central Sahitya Akademi Award (2014) Karnataka Sahitya Academy Award Pampa Award[1]External links[edit]G. H. Nayak's reminiscences of Maharaja's College, MysoreReferences[edit]^ Nayak, G H (7 October 2013). "Pampa Award Conferred on G.H.Nayak". The Hindu
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Baraguru Ramachandrappa
Baraguru Ramachandrappa (Kannada: ಬರಗೂರು ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರಪ್ಪ; born in Baraguru village in Sira taluk, Tumkur district, Karnataka state on 18 October 1947) is a noted Indian writer in the Kannada language from Karnataka.[1] He is a successful film director, Screenplay writer (in the Kannada film industry) and a well known name in Indian documentary films as well. In 2008, he was bestowed a Honorary Doctorate by the Kuvempu University and Rani Chennamma university Belagaavi, Karnataka.[2] Ramachandrappa was conferred upon the prestigious Pampa Award in 2011 by the Government of Karnataka for his rich contribution in Kannada literature.[3] His directorial debut film, Ondu Oorina Kathe (1978), fetched him the State award for best story writer for the year 1978–79. Since then, he has been the recipient of several awards, both national and international
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Kayyar Kinhanna Rai
9 August 2015(2015-08-09) (aged 100) Badiyadka, Kasaragod, Kerala, IndiaCause of death Old ageOccupation Novelist, essayist, journalist, Teacher, FarmerNationality IndianPeriod 1915-2015Notable works Srimukha, Ikyagaana, Punarnava, Shathamanada Gaana, Makkala Padya Manjari, KoragaKayyara Kinhanna Rai (8 June 1915 – 9 August 2015) was an Indian independence activist, author, poet, journalist, teacher and farmer.[2][3][4][5][6][7]Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Later life 4 Awards 5 Quotes 6 Notes 7 External linksEarly life[edit] Rai was born on 8 June 1915 to Duggappa and Deyyakka Rai.[1] His given name is unique since it includes the Kannada alphabet 'ಞ' (a palatal consonant pronounced nasally as "nya"), which is used very rarely in the written Kannada of today and is absent in the English alphabet which often leads to various other transliterations of his given name such as Kinyanna and Kinnanna
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G. Venkatasubbiah
Ganjam Venkatasubbiah[1] (born 23 August 1913) is a Kannada writer, grammarian, editor, lexicographer and critic who has compiled over eight dictionaries, authored four seminal works on dictionary science in Kannada, edited over sixty books and published several papers. Recipient of the Kannada Sahitya Akademi Award and the Pampa Award, G. Venkatasubbiah's contribution to the world of Kannada Lexicography is vast. His work Igo Kannada is a socio-linguistic dictionary which encompasses an eclectic mix of Kannada phrases, usages, idioms, phrases, and serves as a reference for linguists and sociologists alike
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Hampa Nagarajaiah
Hampa Nagarajaiah
Hampa Nagarajaiah
(born 7 October 1936) popularly known by his pen name Hampanā, is a Kannada
Kannada
scholar on Jainism
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States And Union Territories Of India
India
India
is a federal union comprising twenty-nine states and seven union territories, for a total of 36 states and union territories
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Karnataka
Karnataka
Karnataka
is a state in the south western region of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka
Karnataka
in 1973. The state corresponds to the Carnatic region. The capital and largest city is Bangalore
Bangalore
(Bengaluru). Karnataka
Karnataka
is bordered by the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the west, Goa
Goa
to the northwest, Maharashtra
Maharashtra
to the north, Telangana
Telangana
to the northeast, Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
to the east, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
to the southeast, and Kerala
Kerala
to the south
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Architecture Of Karnataka
The antiquity of Architecture
Architecture
of Karnataka(Kannada: ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ವಾಸ್ತುಶಿಲ್ಪ) can be traced to its southern Neolithic and early Iron Age, Having witnessed the architectural ideological and utilitarian transformation from shelter- ritual- religion.[1] Here the nomenclature ‘Architecture’ is as old as c.2000 B.C.E. The upper or late Neolithic people in order to make their shelters, they constructed huts made of wattle and doab, that were buttressed by stone boulders, presumably having conical roof resting on the bamboo or wooden posts into red murram or paved granite chips as revealed in archaeological excavations in sites like Brhamagiri (Chitradurga district), Sanganakallu, Tekkalakota (Bellary district), Piklihal (Raichur district). Megaliths are the dominant archaeological evidence of the early Iron Age (c. 1500 B.C.E- 100 C.E unsettled date)
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Cinema Of Karnataka
Kannada cinema, also known as Chandanavana,[3] is the Indian film industry based in the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
where motion pictures are produced in the Kannada language. The Kannada film Industry (sometimes metonymously referred to as Sandalwood) is the fifth largest film industry in India after Bollywood, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam. As of 2013, the Kannada film industry based in the city of Bengaluru produces more than 150 films each year.[4] Kannada films are released in more than 950 single screen and multiplex theaters in Karnataka
Karnataka
and most of them are also released across the country and in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, UAE, Singapore, Australia and other countries.[5][6] The first government institute in India to start technical courses related to films was established in 1941 named as occupational institute then called the Sri Jayachamarajendra (S J) Polytechnic in Bengaluru
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