Photo Uploaded: Karnataka Sahitya Academy Chairman Prof. M H Krishnaiah released 4 books published by Prerana Vikasa Vedike in Hassan in Saturday. Writers and Prof. Hi. Shi. Ramachandre Gowda and Ms. Ushalatha programme coordinator AIR Hassan are also seen.
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Karnataka Sahitya Academy started its website where works of 6 well-known writers’ works are available- Chairman Prof. Krishnaiah.
HASSAN: Karnataka Sahitya Academy had started its own website where in literary works of 6 well-known writers is made available. They include national poet G S Shivarudrappa, Chennaveera Kanavi, Chandrasekhara Kambara, Nissar Ahmad and two others said Chairman Prof. M H Krishnaiah here on Saturday. He was addressing after releasing 4 books at Kannada Sahitya Parishat Bhavan. “I have another dream of animating children poems. They would be recorded by a singer who had children voice and musician Hamsalekha had agreed to provide music to these poem collection. This would also be on the website. He cautioned that if we do not give poetry to children, they the children would be hijacked by video games as in next 5 years as every house would have computers and laptops. This is my vision for 21st Century- he said.
Prof. Krishnaiah released “Sampreethi” collection of articles by journalist Dr. Shivakumar Kanasogi, “Aagu Hogu” by journalist Shivananda Tagadur, “Heme Madilalli” by Ms. Roopa Hassan and “Chamak Chamak Chinnari” by Ms. Y Girija Dinakar that were published by Prerana Vikasa Vedike.
Mr. Krishnaiah lauded the 4 writers as 2 among them- Dr. Kanasogi and Tagadur are professional journalists and Ms. Hassan and Ms. Dinakar amateur journalists. They are the collection of articles that were published in leading Kannada news papers – Prajavani and Vijaya Karnataka. These articles are life-notes based on experiences in life. He said the first columnist was H K Veeranna Gowda who wrote “Beedi Maathu” in 1928, and then it was late Niranjan who wrote “5 Nimisha Sadhana Pathragalu” in 1950. It was late Ha. Ma. Naik columnist who transformed such articles into creative articles that throws light on life. They are the form of literature. Naik’s articles were translated into other Indian languages by Kendra Sahitya Academy.
Mr. Krishnaiah described the articles by Dr. Kanasogi as “life notes (Jeevanada Tippani)” while that of Tagadur as the detailed history of Hassan. Roopa Hassan throws light on prevailing conditions in life. Ms. Dinakar’s poem collection will enlighten children.
Folklore expert and thinker Prof. Hi. Shi. Ramachandre Gowda presided. Film Director Mr. Keasri Haravoo and Hassan Air Programme Coordinator Ms. Ushalatha spoke about the books. Earlier Mr. Tagadur welcomed. EOM.