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Basti Vishwa Konkani Seva Awards to Dr Chandavarkar, Madhava Pai

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Mangalore, Oct 22: Basti Vaman Shenoy Vishwa Konkani Seva Awards for the year 2014 have been announced in Mangalore.

Mandharke Madhava Pai and Dr Meena R Chandavarkar are the awardees. The awards were initiated on the 80th birth anniversary of Sri Basthi Vamana Shenoy, founder president of Vishwa Konkani Kendra.

Dr. Meena R Chandavarkar, Madhava Pai

Mandharke Madhava Pai gets the Seva puraskar (award) for his contribution to Konkani language, old Kannada Vachana Sahithya and Konkani translation.

Dr Meena R Chandavarkar, the Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State women’s university, Bijapur gets the Seva puraskar for her contribution in the education sector.

The awards will be presented on November 6, 2014 at T V Raman Pai convention centre. In the same ceremony Smt Vimala Pai Konkani Sahithya award, Konkani Poetry Award and Vishwa Konkani Jeevana Siddhi award will also be presented to the awardees.

Each of these 5 awards consists of Rs 1 lac cash with citation, shawl and memento.

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