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Pampa Prashasti
The PAMPA AWARD (or PAMPA PRASHASTI) is a literary award in the Indian state of Karnataka
Karnataka
. The award was established in 1987 by Government of Karnataka
Government of Karnataka
. It is one of the highest literary honors conferred by the Department of Kannada
Kannada
and Culture, Government of Karnataka
Karnataka
State. It is awarded each year for a best literary work, written in the Kannada language
Kannada language
(one of the 22 Official languages of India ) or for a lifetime contribution to Kannada literature by a citizen of Karnataka
Karnataka
. CONTENTS * 1 Award * 2 Ceremony * 3 List of Awardees * 4 References * 5 External links AWARDThe award is named after the first Kannada
Kannada
poet Adikavi Pampa
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Kayyar Kinhanna Rai
KAYYARA KINHANNA RAI (8 June 1915 – 9 August 2015) was an Indian independence activist , author, poet, journalist, teacher and farmer. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Later life * 4 Awards * 5 Quotes * 6 Notes * 7 External links EARLY LIFERai was born on 8 June 1915 to Duggappa and Deyyakka Rai. 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. Rai first learned Kannada in school. Later he published his first handwritten journal, Susheela, at the age of 12. He was influenced by Mahatma Gandhi and also participated in the freedom movement of India. During this period he married Unyakka and is a father to eight children. CAREERRai started his career as a secondary school teacher
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Baraguru Ramachandrappa
BARAGURU RAMACHANDRAPPA ( Kannada
Kannada
: ಬರಗೂರು ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರಪ್ಪ; born in Baraguru village in Sira taluk, Tumkur district, Karnataka
Karnataka
state on 18 October 1947) is a noted Indian writer in the Kannada language
Kannada language
from Karnataka
Karnataka
. He is a successful film director, Screenplay writer (in the Kannada
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. Ramachandrappa was conferred upon the prestigious Pampa Award in 2011 by the Government of Karnataka
Karnataka
for his rich contribution in Kannada literature
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G. Venkatasubbiah
GANJAM VENKATASUBBIAH ( Kannada
Kannada
: ಗಂಜಂ ವೆಂಕಟಸುಬ್ಬಯ್ಯ) (born 23 August 1913) is a Kannada
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
Kannada
Sahitya Akademi Award and the Pampa Award, G. Venkatasubbiah's contribution to the world of Kannada Lexicography is vast. His work Igo Kannada
Kannada
is a socio-linguistic dictionary which encompasses an eclectic mix of Kannada
Kannada
phrases, usages, idioms, phrases, and serves as a reference for linguists and sociologists alike
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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. According to this Charter: (a) the President and Members of Sahitya Academy are nominated by the government (b) the Academy can form an executive committee to take care of its day-to-day affairs (c) it also has the authority to form sub-committees as and when required, and (d) the president, the registrar and the finance board members are the officials of the Academy, with the registrar functioning as its chief executive
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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. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and further into smaller administrative divisions
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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
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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. Protesting the assassination of his friend and Vachana scholar M. M. Kalburgi , he recently returned his Pampa Award , the highest literary honour of the government of Karnataka
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S. L. Bhyrappa
] S.L. BHYRAPPA/ಎಸ್.ಎಲ್.ಭೈರಪ್ಪ BORN Santeshivara Lingannaiah Bhyrappa (1934-07-26) 26 July 1934 (age 83) Santeshivara, Hassan district , Karnataka, India OCCUPATION Writer, novelist, professor NATIONALITY India GENRE Fiction, history SUBJECT Philosophy, History, Aesthetics NOTABLE AWARDS Sahitya Akademi Award Saraswati Samman Padma Shri award Sahitya Akademi Fellowship National Research Professor SANTESHIVARA LINGANNAIAH BHYRAPPA (Kannada : ಸಂತೇಶಿವರ ಲಿಂಗಣ್ಣಯ್ಯ ಭೈರಪ್ಪ) (born 26 July 1934) is a Kannada novelist whose works are popular with in his home state of Karnataka as well as all over India and in the United States. Bhyrappa is widely regarded as one of modern India's foremost novelists. His novels are unique in terms of theme, structure, and characterization. He has been among the top selling authors of Kannada language
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G. S. Amur
GURURAJA SHYAMACHARYA AMUR ( Kannada
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
Sahitya Akademi Award
instituted by the Government of India. Amur is the older brother of mathematician K. S. Amur . CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 Literary work * 2.1 Awards * 3 Bibliography * 3.1 Books * 3.1.1 Kannada
Kannada
* 3.1.2 English * 3.2 Anthologies * 3.3 Essays * 4 References CAREERAmur was born in Bommanahalli village in the Dharwad
Dharwad
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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. He was born in Hanehalli , Uttar Kannada District. 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. 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 . CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 Awards and honors * 3 Major Works * 4 References CAREERG. S
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T. V. Venkatachala Sastry
TOGERE VENKATASUBBASASTRY VENKATACHALA SASTRY is a Kannada
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
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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Architecture Of Karnataka
The antiquity of ARCHITECTURE OF KARNATAKA( Kannada
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. 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, referred to as SANDALWOOD, is a part of Indian cinema , where motion pictures are produced in the Kannada language . Kannada cinema is the fifth highest film industry in India. As of 2013, the Kannada film industry based in Bengaluru , Karnataka , produces more than 100 films each year. Although the industry's Gross Box-office is smaller than large market driven industries such as Hindi cinema , Telugu cinema , Tamil cinema and Malayalam cinema . Kannada films are released in a total of 950 single screen theatres in Karnataka and a few of them are also released in the United States, Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom and other countries. The first government institute in India to start technical courses related to films was established in 1941 named as occupational institute then named as S. J
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History Of Karnataka
The recorded HISTORY OF KARNATAKA goes back more than two millennia. Several great empires and dynasties have ruled over Karnataka
Karnataka
and have contributed greatly to the history, culture and development of Karnataka
Karnataka
The impact of kingdoms of Karnataka
Karnataka
origin have been felt over other parts of India also. The Chindaka Nagas of central India, Gangas of Kalinga (Odisha), Rashtrakutas
Rashtrakutas
of Manyakheta
Manyakheta
, Chalukyas
Chalukyas
of Vengi, Yadava Dynasty of Devagiri were all of Kannada
Kannada
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Media In Karnataka
The Indian state of Karnataka
Karnataka
has been a leader in electronic communications since opening the first private radio station in Mysore in 1935. CONTENTS * 1 Newspapers * 2 Television * 3 Radio * 4 Notes NEWSPAPERS See also: Category:Newspapers published in Bangalore The era of Kannada
Kannada
newspapers in Karnataka
Karnataka
started in 1843 when Hermann Mögling , a missionary from Basel Mission published the first Kannada
Kannada
newspaper called Mangalooru Samachara from Mangalore
Mangalore
. The first Kannada
Kannada
magazine, Mysuru Vrittanta Bodhini was started by Bhashyam Bhashyacharya in Mysore
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