Kannada Rajyotsava award to 61 distinguished personalities

Kannada Rajyotsava award to 61 distinguished personalities

Submitted by Kumuda on Mon, 2016-10-31 16:54 Bengaluru: Justice Shivaraj V Patil, freedom fighter Mahadeva Shivabasappa Pattana and actor Lakshmi are among the 61 persons who will be presented with this year's Rajyotsava award on Kannada Rajyotsava Day, on Tuesday. Here is the complete list of awardees: Mahadeva Shivabasappa Pattana (freedom fighter); Shivaraj V Patil (justice); Bejawada Wilson (non-resident Kannadiga); RS Lokapura, B Shamsundar, KT Gatti and Dr Sukanya (literature), Moulasaab Imamsaab Nadaf Annigeri, TH Hemalatha, Rajeshwari Verma, Umarani Barigidada and Chadrakumar Singh (theatre); Revathi Kalyan Kumar, 'Julie' Lakshmi, GK Srinivas Murthy, SaRa Govindu and Syed Satyajit (cinema and television); K Muralidhar Rao (dance), Dwaraki Krishnaswami (flute), Hemavathamma (gamaka), Pt Narayana Dhage (Hindustani classical music), VG Mahapurush (Sitar) – music and dance; Thimmamma (Sobaane pada), Sharadamma (Thatvapada), Mallaiah Hidakal (bhajan), Adiveppa Sanna Beerappa Kuriyavara (Ekatari), Sobhina Mothes Kambrekar (Dhamami), Chikkamarigowda (folk song) and Ninganna Ningashetty (Neelagarara Pada) – folk; MR Ranganatha Rao (puppetry), P Madhavanaika (Yakshagana), Kinnigoli Mukhyaprana Shettigar (Yakshagana), Sujathamma, DJ Lamani (Yakshagana); Thulasamma Kelur (Gadag), CM Muniyappa (Kolar), Team Yuva (Bidar) and Nazeer Ahmed U Shekh (Uttar Kannada) – social service; D Ramachandra Pattara (sculpture), Kashinatha Shilpi (sculpture), Basavaraj LJ (art) and Parvathamma (art); LC Soans, Prof GK Veeresh, K Puttaiah and Dr MA Khadri (agriculture-environment); PM Mannura (Kalaburagi), Bhavani Lakshminarayana (Photo journalism), Eshwar Daithota and Indhudhar Honnapur (media); GR Lakshman Rao and Prof K Muniyappa (science and technology); Dr Hebri Subhash Krishna Ballal (medicine); Surjit Singh (paralympics), SV Sunil (hockey), Krishna AN (cycling) – sports; Dr Tejaswi Kattimani (education); Dr MN Vali (folk expert), RJ Prasad (technical advisor), Dr Shakuntala Narasimhan (music expert) and Devaraja Reddy (water expert) – miscellaneous.