Basavashree award for Kanavi

BANGALORE: Basava Vedike is organising a programme to mark Basava Jayanti on May 1 at Ravindra Kalakshetra. Basavashree  and Vachana Sahityashree awards will be presented on the occ

Published: 30th April 2012 02:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:50 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: Basava Vedike is organising a programme to mark Basava Jayanti on May 1 at Ravindra Kalakshetra.

Basavashree  and Vachana Sahityashree awards will be presented on the occasion. Working president of Basava Vedike and Tumkur DC C Somashekhar  told reporters on Saturday that the programme is being held to popularise the knowledge and values championed by Basavanna.

Poet laureate Channaveera Kanavi will be felicitated with Basavashree Award. Veteran singer Kasturi Shankar will be feted with Vachana Sahityashree award, he added.

Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, former chief miniser B S Yeddyurappa, Minister for Kannada and Culture Govinda M Karjol and Water Resources Minister Basavaraj Bommai are expected to participate in the programme, he said.

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