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CPK inaugurates day-long ‘Kuvempu Sahityotsava’
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CPK inaugurates day-long ‘Kuvempu Sahityotsava’

Mysuru:  “Kuvempu is the Vivekananda of Karnataka who, through his writings, holds a mirror to the past and present. To understand Kannada language and Karnataka, one must study Kuvempu,” said Littérateur Dr. C.P. Krishna Kumar (CPK). He was speaking after inaugurating the one-day ‘Kuvempu Sahityotsava’ jointly organised by Janachetana Trust and Grameen Trust this morning…

‘Kuvempu-Tejaswi Meluku’ event held at Udayaravi
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‘Kuvempu-Tejaswi Meluku’ event held at Udayaravi

Mysuru: Karnataka Sahitya Academy and District Chakora Vedike together had organised a programme titled ‘Kuvempu-Tejaswi Meluku’ at Kuvempu’s house ‘Udayaravi’ in V.V. Mohalla here on Sunday. Those who had assembled at the literary meet had an enjoyable and thought-provoking discussion on the works of eminent poet laureate Kuvempu and his son late Poornachandra Tejaswi. The…

Interaction on Kuvempu’s works this evening
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Interaction on Kuvempu’s works this evening

Mysuru: Literary works penned by Poet Laureate Kuvempu and his son-writer Poornachandra Tejaswi’s will be discussed at Kuvempu’s house ‘Udayaravi’ in V.V. Mohalla at 4 pm this evening. ‘Chakora’, a literary group initiated by Kannada Sahitya Academy, is organising the event as part of its first anniversary. ‘Chakora’ is holding monthly literary discussions at Kuvempu…

Kuvempu birth anniversary in Mysuru
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Kuvempu birth anniversary in Mysuru

Mysuru: Vishwamanava Day, commemorating the 115th  birth anniversary of Rashtrakavi Kuvmepu, was celebrated at various places in city this morning. Marking the occasion District Administration, Department of Kannada and Culture and Kuvempu Jayanthotsava Samithi had organised a function at Kalamandira. Inaugurating the programme Mayor Pushpalata Jagannath said that MCC would take steps to set up…

Brahminical class armed to finish Kuvempu: NSD Director C. Basavalingaiah
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Brahminical class armed to finish Kuvempu: NSD Director C. Basavalingaiah

Mysuru: The Brahminical class has finished Swami Vivekananda who preached equality. They are on the verge of ‘annihilating’ Dr. Ambedkar and now getting armed to wipe out Poet Laureate Kuvempu, said National School of Drama (NSD) Bengaluru Centre Director C. Basavalingaiah. He was speaking during the valedictory ceremony of Kuvempu  Vishwamanava Sandesha Jatha, organised by…

Google tribute to Kuvempu
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Google tribute to Kuvempu

Search Engine Giant Google has paid its tributes to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu on his 113th birth anniversary today in the form of a doodle. It shows the poet laureate clad in white kurta and dhoti, with close-cropped grey hair holding a book, writing, sitting on a hillock, called Kavishaila, surrounded by the Sahyadri mountain range, flowing…

Special Postal Cover on Kuvempu released
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Special Postal Cover on Kuvempu released

Bengaluru: Poet Laureate Kuvempu was conferred the Jnanpith Award for his magnum opus Ramayana Darshanam 50 years ago. To mark the golden jubilee of the award, the Department of Posts released a special cancellation postal cover yesterday at a function organised by Kannada and Culture Department at Ravindra Kalakshetra here. Former High Court Judge Justice…

Floral tributes to Kuvempu on his birth anniversary
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Floral tributes to Kuvempu on his birth anniversary

Mysuru: Observing that Kuvempu’s Mahakavya ‘Shri Ramayana Darshanam’ is like a jewel in the ‘Vishwavani’ crown, veteran littérateur Dr. C.P. Krishnakumar (CPK) has said that Kuvempu was literally a Rashtrakavi. He was speaking after inaugurating ‘Vishwamanava Day’ organised ly by District Administration, Kannada and Culture Department and Kuvempu Jayantotsava Samiti, marking the birth anniversary of…

Kuvempu’s Padma Vibhushan Medal is lost forever
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Kuvempu’s Padma Vibhushan Medal is lost forever

Shivamogga: The prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award conferred on the State’s iconic poet Kuppalli Venkatappa Puttappa (Kuvempu) will be lost forever at his house-turned-museum at Kuppalli in Shivamogga district. Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second-highest civilian award, conferred on poet laureate in 1988 was stolen on November 23 in 2015 from the museum that is being maintained…

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