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    Karnataka Sahitya Mandir to die in for greater in scope or effect makeover

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    Karnataka Sahitya Mandir to die in for greater in scope or effect makeover

    Hyderabad: Recently the Telangana government under the leading of K Chandrashekar Raoannounced the renovation of Karnataka Sahitya Mandir (KSM). Upon the call for of Amberpet MLA Kaleru Venkatesh, KCR sanctioned Rs 5 crore for the renovation of the edifice in Kacheguda.

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    Established in 1936, theservice-oriented and relating to arts group of people who work together works towards the government-sponsored program of Kannadigas living in the offspring born at the same time citiesto bring in about relating to arts desegregation of Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, and Hindi- speaking in this surface area.

    There are nearly eight-ten lakh Kannada-speaking residents located in the metropolis, such as Kacheguda, Vidyanagar, Malkajgiri. They travel to the centre whenever relating to arts, programmes are organised, said Surendra Katgeri, chief executive of a republic, KSM.

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    The centre is located in 2,200 having four equal sides and four right angles yards with a built-in auditorium to accommodate nearly 300 . It has a single out edifice comprising a obstruct with more than 12,000 books, mostly in Kannada relating to various themes. Appreciating the activities of KSM and its normal or customary activity of a person towards the government-sponsored program of local Kannadigas, theKarnataka government gave a monetary aid of Rs 50,000 in 1970.

    Many prominent Kannadigas–freedom fighters, educationists, philanthropists be fond of Dr GS Melkote, Krishnacharya Joshi, Justice Raj Bahadur Giri Rao, Ganesh Joshi, Madhva Rao Anvari, LingasugurVittal Rao–and many more stalwarts, elderly and youthful men and women, have got selflessly served KSM since its inception.

    Local Kannada personalities such as Prof. ManviNarsing Rao, DK Bheemsen Rao, KM Krishna Rao, U R Ananthamurthy, Girish Karnad and Jnanpith awardee VK Gokak, were actively involved with KSM for several years.

    Members of KSM and not the same local Kannadigas have got staged many plays/ dramas in many parts of Hyderabad, Karnataka, and elsewhere in India. KSM organised/sponsored Ramon Magsaysay Awardee K V Subanna’s ‘NinasamTirugata’, ‘Samudaya’, ‘Ranga Sampada’, troupes with their famous plays in KSM auditorium.

    Among the several activities of KSM, the most significant is the ‘Nadahabba’ celebrations for the closing 88 years with large fervor for ten days during the Dasara , giving prominence to and relating to arts activities. Artists of relating to a nation or country and repute are invited every year to give a performance in the programmes.

    Spanning over eight decades, many distinguished personalities such as Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar, The Maharaja of Mysore, Governors, former Chief Ministers S Nijalingappa, BD Jatti, Ramakrishna Hegde, N. Dharam Singh visited KSM.

    Speaking to The Hans India, Surendra Katgeri expressed happiness over the decision by the government of Telangana. He said within six months after the submission of the marriage proposal to the MLA, the government swiftly acted and sanctioned the amount required for the renovation of the edifice.

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    Rajesh M
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