Mumbai: Lecture held on memories of Kuvempu

News and pics: Rons Bantwal

Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (EP)

Mumbai, Jan 18: Mumbai University, department of Kannada and Mysore Association, here jointly held a lecture on the memories of Kuvempu at the Mysore Association auditorium on Saturday January 16 evening.

Well known author Dr Jayanth Kaikini delivered the lecture on late Kuvempu explaining that he was an outstanding personality. Head of the department of Kannada at Mumbai University, Dr G N Upadhya in his keynote address said that Jayanth is the pride of the people of the city. He has made Kannada rich. His contribution to Kannada literature is immense.

Mysore Association president K Kamala presented a memento to Jayant Kaikini and honored him. Dr B R Manjunath led the prayer. K Manjunathayya welcomed all those present. Dr Jyothi compered the programme and proposed the vote of thanks.

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  • H.R.Laxmivenkatesh, Mumbai, Ghatkopar west

    Tue, Jan 19 2016

    We have heard enough of Rashtrakavi K.V.Puttappa. But Jayanth kaikini comes with a different recipe, which gives in-depth inner details, for which we were eagerly waiting. He gave many more incidents, and situations. which make the listeners educative, and awe struck ! This lecture was a feast to all the listeners, young, old alike !!

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