The State government announced the list of 56 Rajyotsava award winners for the year 2013 late on Wednesday evening.
The recipients are — Literature: Ko Chennabasappa from Davangere, Chandrakantha Kusanoor from Gulbarga, Mallika Ghanti from Bagalkot, K.B. Siddhaiah from Tumkur and Srikanta Kudige from Shimoga.
Theatre: Gajanana Hari Mahale from Dharwad, H.V. Venkatasubbaiah from Bangalore, Na Ratna from Mysore, Florina Bai from Gadag and Shashidhar Adapa from Dakshina Kannada.
Music: Sohan Kumari from Bangalore, Fayaz Khan from Dharwad, Basavaraja Thirukappa Bhajantri from Haveri and Hanumantha Rao Gonawara from Raichur
Dance: M. Shakuntala Hanumanthappa from Chikmagalur; folk: Shanti Naik from Uttara Kannada, Yelisowwa Madara from Davangere, Bannur Kempama from Mysore, Mahadevappa Monappa Badigera from Bagalkot and Sharanappa Vadageri from Koppal.
Yakshagana-Bailata: K.M. Raghava Nabiar from Udupi, Narayana Hasyagara Nellikatte from Kasaragod, Rayappa Sangappa Kumbhara from Bagalkot and Lakshmibai Salahalli from Belgaum.
Social work: Soolagitti Narasamma from Tumkur, Kondajji B. Shanmugappa from Davangere, Maina Gopalakrishna from Mysore, T. Raja from Bangalore and Basavalingappa S. Jamakhandi from Bagalkot.
Kannadiga Diaspora: Doctor Aarthi Krishna settled in the U.S. Outstanding achievement: Harekala Hajabba from Dakshina Kannada, Ishwar Chandra Chintamani from Bijapur and Sugayya Hiremath from Yadgir.
Institutions: Shaheen Educational Institution at Bidar and B.B. Bannada Janapada Kala Mela at Gadag.
Science and Technology: K.P. Rao from Udupi, S. Aiyappan from Chamrajanagar.
Agriculture and Environment: K. Narayanswamy from Chickballapur, M.D. Subhashchandra from Uttara Kannada, Anusuyamma from Ramanagaram and Vasanth Kumar Thimakapura from Mysore.
Sports: C.M. Muthaiah from Kodagu, G.H. Thulasidhara from Bellary and Sadashiva Salian from Dakshina Kannada.
Fine arts: Sheila Gowda from Bangalore, Ali Saba Nadafa from Bagalkot, T.M. Mayachar from Mandya and Vijaya Hagara Gundagi from Gulbarga.
Medicine: V. Lakshminarayana from Kolar, Cinema: Sundarnath Suvarna from Dakshina Kannada, R. Ratna from Bangalore, Loknath from Bangalore Rural and Girija Lokesh from Bangalore. Media: Gudihalli Nagaraja from Chitradurga, C.G. Manjula from Bangalore and R.P. Venkateshmurthy from Hassan.
There are 56 winners this year