Here's the list of the 62 personalities who have been chosen for the awards this year.

Yesudas Ramachandra Guha Vaidehi among 62 persons to receive Karnataka Rajyotsava AwardPTI Photo
news Awards Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:10

The Karnataka government has chosen 62 personalities for the annual Karnataka Rajyotsava Award for 2017.

The awardees include several eminent personalities from various fields including law, arts, social service, journalism, sports, science and education.

Among them are historian Ramachandra Guha, Carnatic musician and playback singer KJ Yesudas, and writer Vaidehi and actor Mukhyamantri Chandru.

The list was announced on Monday by the Minister for Kannada and Culture Umashree.

The award ceremony will take place on November 1, which is Kannada Rajyotsava, at the Ravindra Kalakshetra in Bengaluru. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will present the awards to the recipients. The award will include ₹1 lakh, gold medal, and a citation.

List of winners

Judiciary

  • Justice H N Nagamohan Das (Kolar)

Literature

  • Dr Basavaraj Sabarad (Kalaburagi)
  • Vaidehi (Udupi)
  • Maher Mansur (Tumakuru)
  • Dr Hanumakshi Gogi (Dharwad)
  • D S Nagabushan (Shivamogga)

Theatre

  • Beluru Krishnamurthy (Hassan)
  • Guduru Mamatha (Bagalkot)
  • C K Gundanna (Bengaluru)
  • Shivappa Bharamappa Adargunchi (Dharwad)
  • A Varalakshmi (Ballari)
  • N Y Puttannaiah (Mysuru)

Cinema/Television

  • Dr K J Yesudas (Chennai)
  • Kanchana (Bengaluru)
  • 'Mukhyamantri' Chandru (Bengaluru)
  • Hassan Raghu (Ramanagaram)

Dance/Music

  • Lalitha J Rao (Bengaluru)
  • Rajaprabhu Dhotre (Belagavi)
  • Rajendra Singh Pawar (Bidar)
  • Veeresh Kittur (Gadag)
  • Ullala Mohan Kumar (Dakshina Kannada)

Folklore

  • Tamburi Jawaraiah (Mandya)
  • Shavamma (Koppal)
  • Gorawara Mylarappa (Chitradurga)
  • Tayamma (Chikkamagaluru)
  • Manappa Erappa Lohar (Bagalkot)
  • Krishnappa Govindappa Puradara (Haveri)
  • Dengamma Karadigudda (Raichur)
  • Yakshagana Bayalaata - Shivarama Jogi (Dakshina Kannada)
  • B Krishnayaji (Uttara Kannada)
  • K Pampapathi (Ballari)
  • Eshwarawwa Huchawwa Madar (Vijayapura)

Social Service

  • Meera Naik (Mysuru)
  • Dr Ravindranath Shanbagh (Udupi)
  • Lieutenant General Ramesh Halagali (Bagalkot)

Sulpture/Art

  • G L N Simha (Mysuru)
  • Shanamma Myageri (Yadgir)
  • Honnappa Charya (Bengaluru)
  • Manohar K Pattar (Vijayapura)

Agriculture/Environment

  • Dr Bisilaiah (Chamarajnagar)
  • Abdul Khader Imam Sab (Dharwad)
  • S M Krishnappa (Bengaluru Rural)
  • C Yatiraju (Tumakuru)

Journalism

  • Kusuma Shanbagh (Kodagu)
  • A C Rajashekar (Ramanagaram)
  • Vittappa Gorantli (Koppal)
  • Ramadeva Rake (Mandya)

Science/Technology

  • Dr M R Srinivasan (Bengaluru)
  • Dr Munivenkatappa Sanjappa (Kolar)

Medicine

  • Dr Leelavathi Devadas

Sports

  • L Shekar Naik (Shivamogga)
  • V R Raghunath (Kodagu)
  • Sahana Kumari (Dakshina Kannada)

Education

  • Dr P Shyamaraju (Bengaluru)

Engineering

  • B A Reddy (Belagavi)
  • Horanadu Kannadiga - Ronald Colaso (Dubai)
  • Organisation/Association - Naganooru Vachana Adhyayana Kendra and Prakashana (Belagavi)

Others

  • Ramachandra Guha (Bengaluru)
  • S Syed Ahmed (Bengaluru)
  • H B Manjunath (Davangere)
  • Dr K P Rajashekar (Mysuru)
  • Prof B Gangadhara Murthy (Chikkaballapur)

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