Staff Correspondent

MYSORE: The State Government, which has instituted various awards for artistes and litterateurs, will present them at a function to be organised at Kalamandira here on August 27.

The Government announced the names of award winners for 2006 recently.

The T. Choudayya Award will be given to Vellur Ramabhadran. Sri Kanaka Purandara Award will be given to V.V. Ramarathnam. Dana Chintamani Award will be given to B.T. Lalitha Nayak. Gubbi Veeranna award will be conferred on G.V. Malathamma.

Jakanachari award will be given to B.N. Chinnappa Charya. Shantala Natya award will be given to K.B. Madhavarao of Udupi. Janapadashri award will be given to Eshwarappa Gurappa Angadi of Bagalkot. Varnashilpi Venkatappa award will be given to B.K. Hubli of Belgaum. Pampa Prashasti was conferred on G.S. Amur, critic, at Kadambotsava in Banavasi recently.

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