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Cardiologist and director of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research C.N. Manjunath, writer Krishnappa G. and social activist and businessman S. Shadakshari have been selected for the Nadoja Award .
About Nadoja Award
- It is a prestigious award presented annually by Kannada University, Hampi
- Instituted : 1995
- Award is given to eminent personalities for their contribution in various fields.
- The word “Nadoja” belongs to Adikavi Pampa which means `teacher to the Land’s.
First recipient of award: Kuvempu(Literature), S. Nijalingappa(Politics) and Gangubai Hangal (Hindustani Music)