Kannada Sahitya Sammelana

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Kannada Sahitya Sammelana
ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ
Genre Kannada literature
Frequency 1 year
Location(s) Various
Years active 99
Inaugurated 1915
Most recent 2013
Patron(s) Karnataka Government
Website
Kannada Sahitya Sammelana

Kannada Sahitya Sammelana (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ) (Kannada Literature Conference) is the premier gathering of writers, poets and kannadigas. It is held with the aim of preserving and developing Kannada language, its literature, arts, culture and music. It was started in 1915 by H. V. Nanjundaiah and held at Bangalore for the first time.[1] It used to be inaugurated by prominent writers and poets from 1915 to 1948. Since then it has been inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Karnataka. The Kannada Sahitya Parishat is responsible for holding the gathering.

List[edit]

No Year Location President
1 1915 Bangalore H. V. Nanjundaiah
2 1916 Bangalore H. V. Nanjundaiah
3 1917 Mysore H. V. Nanjundaiah
4 1918 Dharwad R. Narasimhachar
5 1919 Hassan Karpura Srinivasa Rao
6 1920 Hospet Rodda Srinivasa Rao
7 1921 Chikkamagaluru K. P. Pattana Shetty
8 1922 Davangere M. Venkatakrishnaiah
9 1923 Bijapur Siddhanta Shivashankar Shastri
10 1924 Kolar Hoskote Krishnashastri
11 1925 Belgaum Benagal Ramarao
12 1926 Bellary P. G. Halakatti
13 1927 Mangalore R. Tatacharya
14 1928 Gulbarga B. M. Srikantaiah
15 1929 Belgaum Masti Venkatesh Iyengar
16 1930 Mysore Aluru Venkata Rao
17 1931 Karwar Muliya Thimmappaiah
18 1932 Madikeri D. V. Gundappa
19 1933 Hubli Y. Nagesh Shastri
20 1934 Raichur Panje Mangesh Rao
21 1935 Mumbai N. S. Subbarao
22 1937 Jamkhandi Bellave Venkatanaranappa
23 1938 Bellary Ranganath Diwakar
24 1939 Belgaum Mudaveedu Krishnarao
25 1940 Dharwad Y. Chandrashekar Shastri
26 1941 Hyderabad A. R. Krishna Shastri
27 1943 Shimoga D. R. Bendre
28 1944 Rabkavi S. S. Basavanala
29 1945 Chennai T. P. Kailasam
30 1947 Harpanahalli C. K. Venkataramaiah
31 1948 Kasaragod Ti Ta Sharma
32 1949 Gulbarga Uttangi Channappa
33 1950 Solapur M. R. Srinivasamurthy
34 1951 Mumbai M. Govinda Pai
35 1952 Belur S. C. Nandimath
36 1954 Kumta M. V. Seetharamiah
37 1955 Mysore Shivaram Karanth
38 1956 Raichur Sriranga
39 1957 Dharwad Kuvempu
40 1958 Bellary V. K. Gokak
41 1959 Bidar D. L. Narasimhachar
42 1960 Manipal A. N. Krishna Rao
43 1961 Gadag K. G. Kundangar
44 1963 Siddaganga R. S. Mugali
45 1965 Karwar Kadangodlu Shankar Bhatt
46 1967 Shravanabelagola Aa Ne Upadhya
47 1970 Bangalore Javare Gowda
48 1974 Mandya Jayadevitayi Ligade
49 1976 Shimoga S. V. Ranganna
50 1978 New Delhi G. P. Rajarathnam
No Year Location President
51 1979 Dharmasthala Gopalakrishna Adiga
52 1980 Belgaum Basavaraj Kattimani
53 1981 Chikkamagaluru Pu Ti Narasimhachar
54 1981 Madikeri Shamba Joshi
55 1982 Sirsi Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar
56 1984 Kaivara A. N. Murthy Rao
57 1985 Bidar Ha Ma Nayak
58 1987 Gulbarga Siddaiah Puranik
59 1990 Hubli R. C. Hiremath
60 1990 Mysore K. S. Narasimhaswamy
61 1992 Davangere G. S. Shivarudrappa
62 1993 Koppal Simpi Linganna
63 1994 Mandya Chaduranga
64 1995 Mudhol H. L. Nage Gowda
65 1996 Hassan Channaveera Kanavi
66 1997 Mangalore Kayyar Kinhanna Rai
67 1999 Kanakapura S. L. Bhyrappa
68 2000 Bagalkot Shantadevi Malawada
69 2002 Tumkur U. R. Ananthamurthy
70 2003 Belgaum Patil Puttappa
71 2003 Moodabidri Kamala Hampana
72 2006 Bidar Shantarasa Hemberalu
73 2007 Shimoga K. S. Nissar Ahmed
74 2008 Udupi L. S. Sheshagiri Rao
75 2009 Chitradurga L. Basavaraju
76 2010 Gadag Geetha Nagabhushan
77 2011 Bangalore G. Venkatasubbaiah
78 2012 Gangavati C.P.Krishnakumar
79 2013 Bijapur[2] K.O.Chanabassapa
80 2014 Madikeri[3] Na D'Souza

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hunasavadi, Srikanth (29 January 2009). "Sahitya Parishat can do with more funds". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  2. ^ http://kannada-sammelana-bijapur-2013.blogspot.in/2013/01/welcome-to-akhil-bharat-79th-kannada.html
  3. ^ "Madikeri to host Kannada Sahitya Sammelan in January". The Hindu. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2014.