Govt to fete Jananapeeth awardee Chandrashekar Kambar

Updated: Sep 25, 2011, 10:28 AM IST

Bagalkot: Karnataka Government will honour Jananapeeth awardee Chandrashekar Kambar in Bangalore on September 26, state Minister for Kannada and Culture Govind Karjol said today.

Kambar, who has been awarded the prestigeous Jnanapeeth award this year, would be presented with a cheque for Rs five lakh and a citation in recognition of his contribution to the literary field by Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda.

He also said the government planned to conduct folklore programmes across the state and stage plays penned by Kambar in the next one year.