Kannada: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow


To provide a platform to discuss the status of Kannada language in the past, present and the future, Ejnana trust in association with Navakarnataka Publications conducted a seminar in Bengaluru on November 19, 2017. Noted scholars and Kannada writers Prof T V Venkatachala Shastry, Sri S Diwakar, Sri Vasudhendra, Dr Chintamani Kodlekere, Sri G M Krishnamurthy and Sri Manjunath Kollegala presented their thoughts in this seminar which had ‘Kannada: Ninne, Indu mattu Naale’ (Kannada: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) as the theme.

18 books of Navakarnataka Publications’ ‘Kannada Kalike’ (Kannada Learning) series, authored by the trust’s president Sri T S Gopal were also unveiled on this occasion. Ejnana Trust also launched the ‘Kalikege Koduge’ (gift for learning) program, through which these books are being distributed free of cost to more than 150 schools across the state of Karnataka. As part of the launch event, about 40 sets were distributed to representatives of schools at the venue itself.