Kannada Sangha, KGF, Kannada Shakti Kendra Kolar District, Sirigannada Vedike Kolar District in association with Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain First Grade College , K.G.F, organized Nadoja Dr.G.Narayana Centenary Commemorative Symposium
on 5th August2023. The inauguration was done by Mr. M. Narasimha, President, Nadoja Dr. G. Narayan Centenary Committee. Dr. Shantaraju, Honorary Secretarie, B.M.Sri Pratisthana, Bangalore, Sri G. N. Gopalakrishna, President, Nadoja Dr. G. Narayana Pratisthana, Bangalore and Sri B.N.Gopal Gowda President, Kannada Sahitya Parishath, Kolar were the chief guests on the occasion. Sri Nagananda Kempraj, Immediate Past President, Kannada Sahitya Parishath, Kolar District, Mr. Prasanna Reddy, President, Kannada Sangha, K.G.F, Mr. Ba. Ha. Shekharappa, President, Kannada Shakti Kendra, Kolar District and Mr. H. Ramachandrappa, President, Sirigannada Forum. , Kolar district were present. In the presence of honor were Mr. Veeravenkatappa, Ex-President, Kannada Sahitya Parishad, KGF, Mr. V.B. Deshpande, Immediate Past President, Kannada Sahitya Parishad, KGF, Mr. Ashoka G. Loni, Ex-Secretary, Kannada. Shaktikendra, KGF and Mrs. Radha Dr. Prakash Kavayatri were present. Sri A.K.Somashekhar senior pro-Kannada activists, Kolar, Sri Thyagaraj, President, Journalists’ Association, KGF Taluk were present. The inauguration ceremony was presided over by Dr. Rekha Sethi, Principal, Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College.
In the first concert, Mr. Rajkumar, a pro-Kannada thinker, presented a topic on the role of G. Narayan in the development of Kannada. Dr. Shantaraju, Honorary Secretary, B.M.Sri Pratisthana, Bangalore presented the topic on G. Narayan’s contribution to public life. Sri V.C. Channegowda, Former Secretary, Kannada Sahitya Parishad Bangalore presided over the closing ceremony. The chief guests were Mr. R.S Patil, President, Kannada Mitra and General Manager, BEML, KGF.
Mr. A.G. Gurushanthappa, a senior pro-Kannada fighter, Mr. Prakash, former president, Kannada Sahitya Parishath, KGF and Dr. R. Prakasham, a teacher who taught Kannada to non-Kannadigas, were felicitated with the Kannada Sadhana Puraskara award.
Senior Kannada lovers, 40 teachers, non-teaching staffs and 100 students are enthusiastically participated in the seminar.