Published on: October 31, 2023
Maharishi Valmiki Award
Why in news? The Maharishi Valmiki Award for 2023 conferred to eight persons during the Valmiki Jayanti celebrations
- The award winners are the former Chief Justice of the High Court of Karnataka N.Y. Hanumanthappa (judiciary), Mahadevappa Kom. Rangaswamy (religion), Ramanna Mahadeva Gasti (education), G.O. Mahantappa (social service), Somanna (social organisation), Sharada Prabhu Huli Nayaka (medicine), Sukanya Maruthi (literature), and Sujathamma (theatre).
- Launch Year-2016-17
- Brain-child of former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.
- Awards-5 lakh, 20 gram gold and certificate