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Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa

Indian Novelist

Date Of Birth

29 December, 1904

Birth Place

Kuppalli , Shimoga , Karnataka

COUNTRY

India

AGE (1994)

89 Years Old

BIRTH SIGN

Capricorn

Body Measurements

Skin Colour

Wheatish

Eye Colour

Black

Hair Colour

Black

Personal Info

Home Town

Kuppalli Village

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Hindu

Address

Mysore, Karnataka, India

School

Anglo-Vernacular school, Tirthahalli and Wesleyan High School, Mysore

College

Maharaja College, Mysore

Qualification

Graduate

Marital Status

Married

Honours & Awards

Padma Bhushan (1958)
Padma Vibhushan (1988)

Death Info

11 November, 1994 (Mysore, Karnataka )

Biography

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa aka Kuvempu graduated from the prince school of Mysore, having majored in Kannada. He would begin his tutorial career there as a teacher, and once a stint at a Bengaluru university, come back to prince school as a academic in 1946. He became principal of the faculty but a decade later, and once he retired in 1960, it had been because the vice-chancellor of Mysore University.

Throughout his time in academe, Kuvempu additionally wrote prolifically. He printed twenty five collections of poetry, two novels, additionally to biographies, literary criticism, story collections, essays and concerning ten plays. His epics Sri Sanskrit literature Darshanam (in 2 volumes) and Chitrangada and his life story (Nenapina Doniyali; printed in 1980) stay among his noted works. Kuvempu won the Jnanpith Award for Sri Sanskrit literature Darshanam, the primary South Dravidian author to receive the honour.

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa was additionally solely the second South Dravidian writer to be named ‘rashtrakavi’ in 1958. aside from these, he was bestowed many different honours, as well as the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Karnataka Ratna. Kuvempu kicked the bucket in 1994, aged 89.

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa wrote his first-ever poetry assortment in English; most of his different works that followed were written in South Dravidian. He remained a long advocate for the language, particularly as a medium of instruction in state instructional establishments. He was additionally a staunch champion of gender equality, anti-casteism and anti-superstition. Arguably the best of all of them and that’s the explanation why google honored with a doodle on his 113th birth day.

 

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