Ganjam Venkatasubbaiah.

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Kannada Lexicographer-Writer Ganjam Venkatasubbaiah Passes Away

Noted kannada writer-lexicographer Ganjam Venkatasubbaiah has died at 107 in Bengaluru on April 19. Venkatasubbaiah was considered a walking encyclopedia of kannada lanaguage and culture, and was awarded with the Kannada Sahitya Akademi award and the Pampa award. Moreover, he had compiled 12 dictionaries and edited over 24 literary works including poetry, grammar and essays. He had also edited over 60 books and published numerous papers.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 12:57 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: bengaluru, Kannada, Ganjam Venkatasubbaiah, Lexicographer, Writer

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Bengaluru: Parents Oppose Schools Teaching Kannada Language In English

Some private school teachers in Bengaluru are reportedly using English to teach Kannada language. They opine that it is for "easier" understanding. But, students' parents have opposed this vehemently. While claiming that the teachers replaced Kannada words with English, the parents said this "would remove the cultural and contextual heritage that is part of the language." However, they stated that Hindi is taught properly. Legally, all CBSE/… read-more

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 08:43 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Karnataka, Kannada, Mother Tongue, Hindi, Private Schools

Courtesy: Deccan Herald