New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The 30th National Kannada Sammelana will be held here on April 6 and 7.
Announcing this, M B Samaga, its convenor, said the conference organised by "Dehali Kannadiga", a Kannada monthly published from Delhi, will be inaugurated by Padmabhushan Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari.
Dr. K. Sudha Rao, ex vice chancellor, Karnataka Open University will preside over. Prof. B.R. Ananthan, vice chancellor, Ranni Channamma University will release the souvenir.
The conference includes a seminar on Kannada language, literature and culture, poets' meet, women festival, music, dances, drama and other cultural programmes and book exhibition.
"Two thousand delegates from different parts of the country including writers, artists, professors, academics and representatives of the Kannada association are expected to participate, Samaga said.
"The conference's main purpose is to seek more recognition to Kannada culture at the national and international level," he added. (ANI)