Puneeth Rajkumar to be forever called Karnataka Ratna

Puneeth Rajkumar, also known as Appu by his ardent fans, has been selected to be awarded Karnataka Ratna by Karnataka Government under Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Puneeth Rajkumar to be forever called Karnataka Ratna
Puneeth Rajkumar to be forever called Karnataka Ratna

Puneeth Rajkumar, also known as Appu by his ardent fans, has been selected to be awarded Karnataka Ratna by Karnataka Government under Chief Minister Basavara Bommai. Karnataka Government invited Jr. NTR and several other stars from various Film Industries to witness the event and make it special. Government introduced Karnataka Ratna award to celebrate and honor various personalities belonging to Kannada ethinicity who made name globally. Puneeth Rajkumar has been chosen for this Karnataka Ratna award for his philantropy activities and his down-to-earth nature that makes him an exemplery personality.

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has asked fans of the actor to celebrate his contributions and watch Puneeth being awarded, even though posthumously. Along with Appu being given Karnataka Ratna award, on the Rajyostava day, Karnataka Government has decided to give awards to 67 personalities and each one will get a momento and Rs.1 Lakh cash prize. Here is a list of the awardees that include ISRO Chairman, K. Sivan too.

 

Puneeth Rajkumar to be forever called Karnataka Ratna
Puneeth Rajkumar to be forever called Karnataka Ratna

Overall:-

Subbarama Sheety

Vidwan Gopal Krishna Sharma

Soligara Madamma

Armed services

Subedar BK Kumaraswamy

Journalism

HR Srisha

GM Shirahatti

Science and Technology

K Sivan

Dr DR Balooragi

Agriculture

Ganesh Thimmaiah

Chandrashekar Narayanapura

Environment

Salumarada Ninganna

Pourakarmika

Mallamma Hoovinahadagali

Administration

Dr LM Manjunath

Madan Gopal

Non-resident Kannadigas

Devidas Shetty

Arvind Patil

Krishnamurthy Manja

Rajukumar

Medicine

Dr HS Mohan

Dr Basavanthappa

Social service

Dr Ravi Shetty

C Kariyappa

MS Kori Shettar

D Madegowda

Balbir Singh

Commerce

BV Naidu

Jayaram Banan

J Srinivas

Theatre

Thippanna Helavar

Lalithabai Chennadasar

Gurunath Hugar

Prabhakar Joshi

Srisaila Huddar

Music

Narayana M

Ananathacharya Balacharya

Anjinappa Satpaadi

Anantha Kulkarni

Folk art

Sahademappa Eerappa Nadiger

Gudda Panara

Kamalamma Soolagitthi

Savithri Pujar

Rachaiah Salimath

Maheshwaragowda Lingadahalli

Sculpture

Parashuram Pawar

Hanumanthappa Balappa Hukkeri

Painting

Sannarangappa Chitrakaar

Films

Dattanna

Avinash

TV

Sihi Kahi Chandru

Yakshagana

MA Nayak

Subramanya Dhareshwar

Sarapadi Ashok Shetty

Bayalata

Adavayya Hiremath

Shankarappa Mallappa Horapete

H Pandurangappa

Literature

Shankar Chachadi

Krishnegowda

Ashokbabu Neelagar

Aa Ra Mitra

Ramakrishna Marathe

Education

Koti Rangappa

MG Nagaraj

Sports

Dattatreya Govind Kulkarni

Raghavendra Anvekar

Judiciary

Venkatachalapathy

Nanjundareddy

 

We congratulate each one of them while we remember Karnataka Ratna Puneeth Rajkumar, one more time, gladly. Happy Karnataka Formation Day to every Indian.

 

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