Ravichandran among 20 additions
The State government on Monday added 20 more names to the Rajyotsava awardees list taking the total number to 182.
Cine actor V Ravichandran and sportspersons from the State who won silver and bronze medals at the recent Commonwealth Games figure in the additional list. The Government had already announced 182 awardees in the first list.
The newly added awardees include: N Krishnamurthy Rao (Social Service, Hyderabad); Du Gu Lakshman (Media, Chikamagalur); M S Shanthala (Dance, Bangalore) Basti Vamana Shenoy (Literature, Dakshina Kannada); Sanjeeva Suvarna (Yakshagana, Udupi); Freedom fighter Ramachandrappa Arkasali (Haveri); Udavam Karangal Samasthe (NGO, Bangalore); and in sports category - B G Nagaraj (, Bangalore), Rebeka Chos (Bangalore), H M Jyothi (Bangalore), Sudhir (Bangalore), Kavitha Yadav (Bangalore), Kashinath Yadav (Bangalore), Bharath Chetri (Bangalore), Dhananjay Madik (Belgaum)
V Ravichandran awarded in the field of cinema and Balakrishna Guruji, (Bangalore) and M B Puranik (Dakshina Kannada) under the category of miscellaneous.