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Award for Kuntar's ‘Yakshagana Aharya'

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Mohan Kuntar
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It will be presented to him in June

SHIMOGA: Librarian and Director of Kannada University's Prasaranga Mohan Kuntar's book, “Yakshagana Aharya”, has been selected for Keremane Shambhu Hegde Award for 2010 instituted by Nidhi Prakashana of Sagar.

Dr. Kuntar, who is associated with several educational and social organisations, has to his credit of completing many research projects of the university.

His award-winning book is hailed as of immense importance for its contents relating to costumes and masks of the “Tenkutittu” style of Yakshagana The award being given in honour of a Yakshagana exponent will be presented to Dr. Kuntar at a function in Sagar in June. It comprises a citation and a cash award.

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