Published on: November 5, 2021
Sokaraja Puneeth Rajkumar honoured posthumously with Basavashree Award 2021
ABOUT THE AWARD
- The award honours people for services to society in their respective fields by following the principles of Lord Basaveshwar.
- It is presented by Chitradurga Bruhanmutt since 1997.
- The award includes a Rs 5 lakh cash and a memento.
- PT Usha (2009), Malala Yousufzai (2014), P Sainath (2016), Dr K Kasturirangan (2020) are some to win the award.
ABOUT THE MUTT
- Located in Chitradurga this mutt
- Also known as Sri. Murugarajendra Matt
- Built in honour of an eminent guru of the Veershaiva Community and worship is the Gudduge (tomb) of lmmadi Muruga Swamy.