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Haveri: Main speakers skip Kannada Sahitya Sammelana

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Haveri: As many as eight main speakers skipped Kannada Sahitya Sammelana on Saturday January 7.

While Senior Litterateur S. L. Bhyrappa was absent due to ill health, other speakers namely Union Minister M. Veerappa Moily, Cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, Author Dr. Premshekhar, Scholar Veeranna Rajoor, Prof. Omkar Kakade, IAS Officer Nandini and Author Chandrashekar Vastrad. The reason for the absence of others not known.

Poets’ Meet President Dr. H. R. Sujatha too did not attend the literary meet by writing a letter to Kannada Sahitya Parishat President Mahesh Joshi stating that she is not happy with neglecting minorities and authors from Dalit communities at the Sammelana.

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