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‘Nobody was sidelined at Kannada Sammelana’
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‘Nobody was sidelined at Kannada Sammelana’

 Mysuru: Facing severe criticism for not inviting noted littérateurs and members of Mysore royal family to the recently concluded Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana in city, the Mysuru District Kannada Sahitya Parishat has clarified that the Parishat has not sidelined anybody and has given due respect to people who have contributed   to the development of…

Sammelana done, Clean up time
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Sammelana done, Clean up time

Mysuru: There was complete hush in the air today as the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya  Sammelana came to an end.  But a different kind of activity was seen this morning with MCC workers wearing bright-coloured vests cleaning the venue.Over the three-day event, nearly 110 tonnes of waste was generated. Out of which 90 tonne…

Curtains drawn on Sammelana
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Curtains drawn on Sammelana

Mysuru: The three-day 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana in city drew to a close with much fanfare yesterday. Thousands of people attended various events of the ‘Akshara Jathre,’ as it is popularly of known, well beyond the schedule of the valedictory function. Three resolutions were passes at the Sammelana — The first resolution is…

Concern raised over attempts to snatch freedom of expression
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Concern raised over attempts to snatch freedom of expression

 Mysuru: Expressing concern over what they claimed as rising intolerance and inequality in the country, most of the speakers at the 8th session on ‘Current Situation – The Challenges Before Plurality’ on the third and concluding day of the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Maharaja’s College Grounds here yesterday, deplored such tendencies. Addressing…

Kannada Sammelana Chief lashes out at Ananth Kumar
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Kannada Sammelana Chief lashes out at Ananth Kumar

Mysuru: Lashing out at Union Minister Ananth Kumar for his remarks against him at the valedictory of the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Maharaja’s College Grounds here yesterday, the Meet President Prof. Chandrashekar Patil (Champa) has said that there was both ‘Gangajal’ and ‘Gutter water’ in the Union Minister’s speech. Speaking after Ananth…

 ‘Conflict between expectations and ground realities should be resolved amicably’
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 ‘Conflict between expectations and ground realities should be resolved amicably’

Mysuru: “The conflict between expectations and ground realities which have emerged during the Kannada Sahitya Sammelana should be resolved amicably,” opined writer Dr. H.S. Venkatesh Murthy. He was delivering the valedictory address of the 83rd Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Maharaja’s College Grounds here last evening. Dr. Venkatesh Murthy said that many people voice support for…

A treat for over 6 lakh taste-buds at Kannada Sammelana
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A treat for over 6 lakh taste-buds at Kannada Sammelana

Mysuru:  The three-day 83rd Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, which concluded yesterday at Maharaja’s College Grounds here saw about six lakh people consuming various delicacies for breakfast, lunch and dinner at three venues — Maharaja’s College Grounds, Scouts and Guides Grounds and Ursu Boarding School. Tasty food was served in an orderly manner at all the three…

Pejawar Seer will have to vacate Mutt on supporting Dr. Ambedkar’s Constitution: Prof. Champa
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Pejawar Seer will have to vacate Mutt on supporting Dr. Ambedkar’s Constitution: Prof. Champa

 Mysuru: Pejawar Seer will be asked to vacate the Mutt if he agrees with the Constitution written by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, said writer Prof. Chandrashekar Patil (Champa) here yesterday. He was speaking during the interaction programme with Sammelana President organised as a part of the Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Maharaja’s College Grounds in city. Reacting…

Sahitya Sammelana turns into a platform for political issues
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Sahitya Sammelana turns into a platform for political issues

Mysuru: Though the 83rd Kannada Sahitya Sammelana was held in city after a gap of 27 years, political issues figured prominently at the event questioning the rationale behind such a mega Literary Festival. Though the three-day Sammelana featured seminars, poets meet, interactions and cultural programmes, the main stage at Maharaja’s College Grounds witnessed many politically…

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