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Affectionate peck for Chacha Sait at Sammelana !
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Affectionate peck for Chacha Sait at Sammelana !

Flag-bearers: Two school children from North Karnataka seen planting an affectionate kiss on the cheeks of Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait as other students look on at the concluding day of the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Maharaja’s College Grounds here yesterday. Picture below shows the 12 children from Sheshagiri Government…

Over 1,000 people get treatment at makeshift hospital
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Over 1,000 people get treatment at makeshift hospital

Mysuru: Over 1000 people have received treatment over the last two days at the temporary hospital set up behind the main stage of the Kannada Sahitya Sammelana which will conclude today at Maharaja’s College Grounds here. In the context of a huge number of literary buffs arriving at the Sammelana from various parts of the…

Rare display of over 50,000 literary archives
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Rare display of over 50,000 literary archives

Mysuru: The ongoing Kannada Literary Meet in city has another attraction – a huge collection of over 50,000 copies of old Kannada newspapers and magazines dating back beyond 50 years. The person behind such a rare collection is M.A. Venkatesh the 7th generation progeny of Narayana Iyengar, a prominent person associated with Mysore Maharajas. The…

‘Dalits should come out with a new culture’
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‘Dalits should come out with a new culture’

Mysuru: A seminar on ‘Dalita Drushti’ was organised at Kuvempu Vedike as part of Kannada Sahitya Sammelana here on Friday. Presiding over the seminar,  Writer and Police Training School Principal Dr. Dharani Devi Malagati opined that reservation was the constitutional right of dalits which should be extended to private sector too and asked dalits to…

83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana Day-2: Spotlight on Women
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83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana Day-2: Spotlight on Women

Mysuru: Women’s issues dominated Day-2 of the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Maharaja’s College Grounds. At the morning session today, speaker after speaker spoke on various issues facing women, with a packed audience listening to them with rapt attention. Professor from Mangalore University Dr. Sabhia Bhoomi Gowda speaking on “Exploitation of women under…

CM says he is committed to Kannada development
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CM says he is committed to Kannada development

Mysuru: The 83rd edition of Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana began with great fervour at Maharaja’s College Grounds in city yesterday. The Sammelana was inaugurated by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah in the presence of Sammelana President Prof. Chandrashekar Patil, popular as Champa, Mysuru District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, Mayor M.J. Ravikumar, MLA M.K. Somashekar, Kannada…

Wadiyars’ contribution hailed at Kannada Lit Fest
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Wadiyars’ contribution hailed at Kannada Lit Fest

Mysuru: Several speakers on the inaugural day of the mega literary festival recalled the contributions of Wadiyars in the formation of Karnataka and development of Kannada language. Retired Kannada Professor and Scholar Dr. N.S. Taranath who spoke on the contributions of Wadiyars, said that the Wadiyars patronised fine arts and literature and helped in the…

Cultural events light up city evenings
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Cultural events light up city evenings

Mysuru: It was time to enter the ethereal world after the mind was exercised sufficiently with the Akshara Jatre (festival of letters) on the first day of the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana. As the Sun set (and one can watch the most beautiful sun sets in the cultural capital), there was cultural treat…

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