BV Kakkilaya Centenary at Mangaluru at 2pm-4pm on Sunday, Aug 11, 2019
Discussion – Writings in Kananda on Philosophy, History and Economics
Dr. TS Venugopal, Dr. Vijaya Poonacha Thambanda, Com. KS Parthasarathy, presided by Dr. G Ramakrishna
The second discussion for the second day, in the afternoon, was titled ‘Writings in Kannada on Philosophy, History and Economics’. Dr. TS Venugopal, retired Professor of Statistics, spoke on the writings on philosophy, and appreciated the major contributions of Sri Debiprasad Chattopadhyay in bringing to the fore the philosophical literature of India, while also lamenting that hardly any original philosophical writings exist in Kannada. Dr. Vijay Thambanda, Professor of History at Kannada University, Hampi, traced the evolution of writings on history in Kannada whereas Sri Kalale Parthasarathy threw light on the writings on economics and political sciences. Dr. G Ramakrishna, who presided, spoke on the difficulties faced in bringing the leftist literature into Kannada, and said that the process of finding local terms for such vast literature in foreign languages is still under evolution.
Photos: Yajna, Mangaluru
Video: Shenoy Video, Mangaluru