Book depot bags award

 The Sri Siddalingeshwara Book Depot and Prakashana of Gulbarga has been selected for the 2012 est publisher award. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh.

While senior journalist Shudra Srinivas has been selected for Dr G P Rajaratnam award, well-known psychologist Dr C R Chandrashekar has been selected for Dr Aanupamaniranjana Medical Science Literature award, said Kannnada Book Authority chairman Siddalingaiah on Wednesday.

He announced Pustaka Sogadu awards for the year 2012. The first prize has been given to Rahamat Tarikere’s “Ameerbai Karnataki Hadunatiya Jeevana Katha” (Rs 25,000); second prize for Ravikumar Kashi’s “Anukta” (Rs 20,000); third prize for Jayanth Kaykini’s “Yallo Maleyagide” (Rs 15,000); fourth prize to Nityananda B Shetty’s “Maryada Purushothama – Dr V S Acharya” (Rs 10,000); Prof K E Radhakrishna’s “Kanna Haadu” (Rs 8,000).

S Ananth’s “Bheemayana” has been selected under the children’s category, which carries a cash prize of Rs 8,000.

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