Avanindranath Rao’s book ‘Dehaliya Kannada Jagattinalli’ released on New Year day
The first cultural narration on Kannada people residing in Delhi ‘Dehaliya Kannada Jagattinalli’ written by Dr Y. Avanindranath Rao released at Delhi Karnataka Sangha on the New Year day.
Releasing the book former professor in Delhi University Dr T. S. Sathyanath said that the book will help to write post modern Kannada cultural history. He also opiniond that the articles are archival importance as it gives very good inputs to build the cultural records.
The book contains portraits on cultural and literary figures with whom author has associated including former union minister Dr. Sarojini Mahishi, Principal Information officer I. Ramamohan Rao, Dr. Purushotama Bilimale, Dr. H. S. Shivaprakash, U. Prabhakar Rao and C.V. Gopinath. It also includes literary criticism on Delhi based published books and performed plays.
In his preface well known critic and convener of Kannada at Cenrtal Sahitya Akademi, Dr.Narahalli Balasubramanya observed that the article on Delhi Karnataka Sangha has greater reference value and Rao’s writing’s based on his dynamism.
Author Dr.Y.AvanindranathRao, Yakshagana artist Dr.Vasudeva Holla, Delhi Karnataka Sangha president Vasantha Shetty Bellare spoke on the Occasion.
The book is published by Nivedita Prakashana, Bengaluru.
The function is followed by a Yakshagana ‘’Dhanwantari Mahime’’ which was performed by the artists from Ganesh Yakshagana Mandali, Kundapura, Karnataka