Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai award for writer

Writer Prof Amrith Someshwar has been selected for Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai award for the year 2018.

The award carries a purse of Rs 1 lakh and a citation.

The selection committee, headed by Manipal University Pro Chancellor of Dr H S Ballal, has selected Someshwar for this award, which is given by Govinda Pai Samshodhana Kendra, said Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai Samshodhana Kendra Co-ordinator Prof Varadesh Hiregange.

Chief of Manipal Global T V Mohandas Pai has kept an endowment in the name of his mother Vimala Pai in Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai Samshodhana Kendra for Rashtrakavi Govinda Pai Smaraka Prashasti.

Dr Amrith Someshwar, a multi-dimensional literary personality, is a novelist, translator, short story writer, poet and a researcher on Yakshagana and Tulu folk literature and cult. His woks include various genres like drama, radio plays, Yakshagana Prasangas, proverbs, dictionary and others.

He has been conferred Honorary Doctorate by Mangalore University and many awards.

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