Umashree, Journalist Ravi Belagere, CV Shankar, Dwarakish, RN
Sudarshan will be honoured with 'Dr. Rajkumar Rajothsava Awards'.
This award will be distributed to 54 individuals, who have done
achievements in various fields. The award function will be held on
the 500th birth anniversary of Sri Krishnadevaraya, the king of
Vijayanagara Empire on 25h December 2009 at Hospet Kalamandir.
Chennaveera Kanavi, Shankara Narayana, Hampa Nagarajaiyya will
be given Dr Raj award for their Literary works in Kannada. Kannada
activist Patil Puttapa, Hiremagalur Kannan will be awarded for
their service to Kannada language and culture.
Maestro Dr Panchakshara Gawai will be honoured for his service
to classical music. Yenagi Balappa, Dr. BV Rajaram will be awarded
for their theatre works. Sri Rangarayalu, Bhavarlal Nahar,
Padmavathi Yadav, Tejeswini Ananthkumar will also be given the
award for their social service. The great personalities, who have
done considerable service in the fields like Law, Medical and
Education will also be presented with the award.