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Kannada Poet Jayant Kaikini Chosen for Kusumagraj National Award


Kannada Poet Jayant Kaikini Chosen for Kusumagraj National award

Mumbai, Feb 28 (PTI) : Noted Kannada poet and writer Jayant Kaikini will be awardedthe first Kusumagraj National Literary award 

Noted Kannada poet and writer Jayant Kaikini will be awarded  the first Kusumagraj National Literary award.Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), Nashik and Kusumagraj Prathisthan have jointly announced to honour Kaikini with the award, a release said here today.

The award carries Rs one lakh and citation which will be bestowed upon Kaikini at a ceremony scheduled to take place on March 13.

Kaikini is regarded as one of the most significant of the younger writers in Kannada today. He is a writer of short stories, film scripts and poetry, and is based in Bangalore.Kaikini received the Karnataka Sahitya Academy award for his first poetry collection at the age of nineteen in 1974. He received the same award again in 1982, 1989 and 1996 for his short story collections.


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  • RJ Avinash, Big92.7fm, Udupi/kundapur/mangalore

    Tue, Mar 2 2010

    He deserves it and with regard to his writing i run short of words to describe. He was, he is and will be the BEST.. Congratulations...

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  • Maxim Lobo, Manglalore

    Mon, Mar 1 2010

    Congratulations Sir!
    It was a pleasure listening to you at your awesome address at Kavitaa Fest 2010. Your erudition, simplicity, wave length with the masses is inspiring.

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  • prathvi, moodabidri/dubai

    Mon, Mar 1 2010

    congradulation sir ,nijaku nive kannada da mahan kavi .nima barha da ki ge devar inastu supurti kodali .

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  • Dr.Manoj D'Lima, Barkur

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    CONGRATULATIONS KAIKINI SIR,i was impressed by your talk in KAVITA FEST 2010 and for your comments in Etv yede tumbi haduvenu........You deserve awards like this..

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  • John Dsouza, Mulki

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    Mr. Kaikini
    Congratulations Sir, May God bless you with good health and intelligence to write many more Kannada songs like 'Mungaru male', Anisutidhe yakoo indu' etc.

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  • J.B.Crasta, mangalore

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    CONGRATULATIONS

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  • ISMAIL K PERINJE, PERINJE/YANBU-KSA

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    Mr Jayanth Kaikini,Congrats sir.
    YELLADRU.ERU...HEGADARU..ERU..NEE...KANNADAWAGIRU>>>>>>>>

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  • PriyaDeepak, Singapore

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    Congrats...Sir...Really Proud of you!!!!

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  • Prof.M.Abubaker, Thumbay

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    CONGRATULATIONS SIR, KEEP IT UP. MAY LORD CHERISH WITH MORE AWARDS IN COMING DAYS.

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  • Jaimini P.B., Manipal,Sharjah

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    I used to read Mr.Jayant Kaikini's article "BOGASEYALLI MALE" in Hi Bangalore (weekly kannada magazine-Ravi Belgere).It was short and sweet. He used to talk about very simple subject in that article and was taking us through nostalgic period. Congratulations Sir.

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  • elyas, belthangady/dubai

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    Congrats!!! keep it up.

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  • prashanth, mangalore/bahrain

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    Congrats sir.....

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  • STALIN MISQUITH, MANGALORE/BAHRAIN

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    CONGRATS.........U DESERVE THE AWARD.

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  • Lancy Pinto Nayak , KONKANI WRITER, Kulshekar / Kuwait

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    CONGRATULATIONS SIR,
    I was very much impressed in "Kavita Fest-2010"
    You are one of the best writer in Kannada with ur unique and great thinking , I too agree.
    I always appreciate ur song 'Mungaru male' beautiful lylics "Anisutidhy yakoo indu.."
    All the best Sir.
    God Bless you more and more Awards.

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  • sunil shetty, karkala/ Dubai

    Sun, Feb 28 2010

    congradulation sir,you are the right person to get that award.i hope you will be deliver good poets to kannada language.

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