Kannada Sahitya Sammelana
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|Kannada Sahitya Sammelana
ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ
|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. 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.
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