Karnataka

Bengaluru-based writer chosen for Basavaraju award

Bengaluru-based writer Bilumane Ramadas has been selected for the L. Basavaraju Award for the year 2018.

Kolar’s Dr. L. Basavaraju Pratishthana, founded in memory of scholar L. Basavaraju, is presenting the award since 17 years.

The award will be presented at a function here on April 8, Pratishthana secretary H.A. Purushottam Rao told reporters on Wednesday.

Kannada Development Authority (KDA) chairperson S.G. Siddaramaiah will present the award, he said.

A native of Bilumane in Teerthahalli taluk of Shivamogga district, which is now submerged in the backwaters of Varahi project, Mr. Ramadas worked in the Commercial Taxes Department. He has many literary works to his credit, including several novels.

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