6 get Nadoja awards
Renowned novelist Dr S L Bhyrappa and five others have been selected for this year’s Nadoja award, which is equivalent to D Litt degree, said Hampi Kannada University Vice-Chancellor Dr A Murigeppa on Monday.
The award which has been instituted by the Hampi Kannada University is given to eminent personalities for their contribution in various fields.
Addressing a press conference at the university, the vice chancellor said the honorary doctorate for the 2011 will be awarded to S L Bhyrappa, Prof K G Nagarajappa, eminent scholar, Yellavva Durgappa Doddappanavar, a popular Krishna Parijatha artiste, (folk theatre art), Justice V S Malimath, former Chief Justice of High Court of Karnataka and Kerala High Court, Dr G Shankar, social worker and B K S Iyengar, internationally renowned yoga expert. The University’s 20th convocation will be held at the open air theatre on December 26.