Published on: December 29, 2022

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa(Kuvempu)

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa(Kuvempu)

infra Why in news? December 29th is the birth Anniversary of Kuvempu

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  • Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa was an Indian poet, playwright, novelist and critic.
  • Pen name : Kuvempu
  • Literary movement: Navodaya
  • He was the first Kannada writer to receive the Jnanpith Award.
  • For his contributions to Kannada Literature, the Government of Karnataka decorated him with the honorific Rashtrakavi (“National Poet”)
  • Awards:
    • Karnataka Ratna (1992)
    • Padma Vibhushan (1988)
    • Jnanapith Award (1967) for Sri Ramayana Darshanam
    • Padma Bhushan (1958)
    • Sahitya Akademi Award
  • He was the first graduate from Mysore University to rise to as Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University
  • Autobiography :Nenapina Doniyali
  • Kavimane : Childhood home of Kuvempu at Kuppali has been converted into a museum by Rashtrakavi Kuvempu Pratishtana
  • Kavishaila: Kuvempu’s mortal remains were placed here
  • Commemoration: Kuvempu University in Shimoga and Vishwamanava Express was named in honour of Kuvempu’s idea of “Vishwa Manava” (“Universal Man“).
  • Poornachandra Tejaswi famous poet is one of his two son
  • He penned the Karnataka State Anthem Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate.