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.
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.