Karnataka Rajyotsava Prashasti 2017 (List of Award Winners)

Karnataka Rajyotsava Prashasti 2017 (List of Award Winners)
Karnataka Rajyotsava Prashasti 2017 (List of Award Winners)
Rajyotsava Prashasti is the second highest civilian honor of the Indian state of Karnataka. It was instituted in 1966 and given each year on November 1 to mark the foundation of Karnataka.

The award carries an amount of INR 100,000, a 20-gram gold medal and a citation. In addition, some awardees have recieved a commericial piece of land in award.

Quick Fact:
The award is not conferred in 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, and 2009.

List of Rajyotsava Prashasti 2017 Awardees

Judiciary
1. Justice HN Nagamohana Das

Literature
2. Dr. Basavaraja Sabarada
3. Viadehi
4. Maher Mansur
5. Hanumakshi Gogi
6. DS Nagabhushana

Theatre
7. Belur Krishnamurthy
8. Guduru Mamatha
9. CK Gundanna
10. Shivappa Bharamappa Adagunchi
11. A Varalakshmi
12. NY Puttannaiah

Cinema/Television
13. KJ Yesudas (Background singing)
14. Kanchana (Acting)
15. Mukhyamantri Chandru (Acting)
16. Hasana Raghu (Stunt)

Music/Dance
17. Vidhushi Llaitha J Rao (Hindusthani)
18. Rajaprabhu Dhotre (Abhanga singing)
19. Rajendra Singh Pawar (Harmonium)
20. Veeresh Kittur (Sugama Sangeeth)
21. Ullal Mohankumar (Dance)

Folk
22. Tambura Javaraiah (Tatvapada)
23. Shavamma (Lambani dance)
24. Goravara Mylarappa (Goravara Kunita)
25. Tayamma (Sobane Pada)
26. Manappa Eerappa Lohara (Puravantike)
27. Krishnapap Govindappa Puravara (Dollina Pada)
28. Dengamma Karadigudda (Folk singing)

Yakshagana Bayalata
29. Shivarama Jogi (Tenkutittu)
30. Balluru Krishnayaji (Badagutittu)
31. K Pampapathi (Sarathi Bayalata)
32. Eshwaravva Huchavva Madara (Bayalata)

Others
33. Ramachandra Guha (Historian)
34. S Syed Ahmed (Persian expert)
35. HB Manjunath (Cartoonist)
36. Dr. PK Rajashekhar (Folk scholar)
37. Prof. B Gangadhara Murthy (Art education)

Art - Sculpture
38. G L N Simha (Painting)
39. Shanamma Myageri (Kaudi Art)
40. Honnappa Acharya (Sculpture)
41. Manohar K Pattara (Painting)

Agriculture – Environment
42. Dr Bisalayya
43. Abdul Khader Imam Saba
44. S M Krishnappa
45. C Yatiraju

Media
46. Kusuma Shanabhag
47. Abburu Rajashekhar
48. Vittappa Gorantli
49. Ramadeva Rake

Social work
50. Meera Naik
51. Ravindranath Shanabhag
52. Lt. Col. Gen. Ramesh Hallali

Science Technology
53. Dr. MR Srinivasan (Atomic Research)
54. Dr. Munivenkatappa Nanjappa (Biology Research)

Medical
55. Dr Leelavathi Devadas

Sports
56. L Shekhar Naik (Cricket for visually impaired)
57. V R Raghunath (Hockey)
58. Sahana Kumari (High jump)

Education
59. Dr P Shyamaraju

Engineering
60. BA Reddy

Overseas
61. Ronald Kolasso (Dubai)

Institution
62. Naganuru Vachana Study Centre and Publication