Submitted by Kumuda on Tue, 2016-11-01 15:58 Abu Dhabi: Multi-talented personality and creative art director, BK Ganesh Rai will be presented with ‘Vara Kavi’ Da Ra Bendre Award at this year’s Kannada Rajyotsava Award to be held on November 4 at the India Social and Cultural Centre, auditorium, Abu Dhabi. The programme is being organised by Abu Dhabi Karnataka Sangha, Abu Dhabi. In recognition of his services to the Kannada and language in Middle East, the Sangha is presenting the award to Rai. Endearingly called ‘Sakala Kala Vallabha’, Rai is known for various forms of painting – from miniatures to wall size, various forms of sculptures and large settings. He is also recipient of 'Global Man Award 2015'. The Sangha will also honour students who have achieved 90 per cent and above in X and XII classes in the last academic year, according to a press release issued by Sangha president Sarvotham Shetty.