Friday, September 17, 2010

[Dharwad] Website on writers launched

Source: Times of India

DHARWAD: Kannada Sahitya Academy has launched, a website to disseminate information about Kannada literature and littirateurs. Academy chairman M H Krishnaiah told reporters here on Thursday that the website will also have information on Jnanpith awardees and their works.

He said arrangements are being made to videograph the recitation of poems by poets at their homes so they can be on the website. "So far, the recording of 65 poets has been completed. These poems will be sung by children. KSA will organize special programmes to celebrate the birth centenary of writers S S Malawad, G P Rajaratnam, V K Gokak, Raobahaddur and Joladrashi Doddanagouda," he added.

The birth centenary of prof Malawad will be celebrated at Srujana auditorium in Karnatak College on Friday at 10 am on Friday. Professor G S Amur, M I Savadatti and Channaveera Kanavi will be the chief guests. A symposium on life and work of Malawad will also be held on the occasion.

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