Bangalore, Nov 1: Karnataka Government has presented Kannadigas with two rare gifts for 52nd Rajyotsava. Kannada has been accorded with 'Classical status' on Friday, Oct 31 just a day before Rajyotsava. It is Government's first gift. The second gift being Rajyotsava award amount. The Karnataka Government has increased the Rajyotsava award amount from Rs 10,000 to Rs 1 lakh and a 20 gram gold medal. The list of Rajyotsava recipients who will be recieving awards by Chief Minister of Karnataka, B S Yedyurappa on Saturday, Nov 1 evening.
Dr S K Shivakumar, M Annadorai, P Balaram
Dr Vijaya Dabbe, Prof S G Siddaramiah, Dr Veeranna Rajoor, S R Ramaswamy, Farida Rahmatullah, Dr Sannaramnaik, Ambatanaya Mudradi
Meerathayi Koppikar, Paapamma Paapanna, Dr G B Shetty