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Rajyotsava Day-Karnataka

About:

Kannada is one of the major Dravidian languages of India, spoken predominantly in the southern state of Karnataka. It is the 27th most spoken language in the world, with native speakers called Kannadigas. It is one of the Official languages of India and the official and administrative language of the state of Karnataka.


Kannada Rajyotsava, or the Karnataka Formation Day (literally "Birth of the Kannada State") is celebrated on 1 November every year. This was the day in 1956 when all the Kannada speaking regions of south India were merged to form the state of Karnataka.Karnataka will be in a joyous mood. This day is a government holiday. Very few will be out in the streets and community centers chanting Kannada.

Location info:

Address:Karnataka,India
District: Karnataka,India
Celebrate Time:November

Climate/Weather:

During winter temperatures range from 32 degrees Celsius to below 20 degrees Celsius,Summer Average temperature is 34 degrees Celsius

History:

India became a Republic in the year 1950 and in same year linguistic provinces were formed. The state of Mysore is one such state in south India.The state of Mysore was created taking into fold various parts of the region, which were ruled by kings. Several districts in, now called North Karnataka and Hyderabad Karnataka were dissolved in the new state. The new state was named after Mysore, which by itself was a princely state.People of North and Hyderabad area did not accept the name Mysore. People of this region were demanding a change in the name. After prolonged debate the name of the state was changed to Karnataka on November 1, 1973.


Importance:

Goddess Bhuvaneshwari is mounted on a vehicle beautifully decorated and folk artists perform their art while going in the procession Rajyotsava Day Karnataka. Kannada Flags are hoisted at different strategic locations ,and different artists in the fields of drama,dance,classical music etc are felicitated .People wear traditional dress, men wear yellow and red turban while the women wear saris colored yellow and red. Kannada is one of the major Dravidian languages of India, spoken predominantly in the southern state of Karnataka.

It is the 27th most spoken language in the world, with native speakers called Kannadigas. It is one of the Official languages of India and the official and administrative language of the state of Karnataka.Kannada Rajyotsava, or the Karnataka Formation Day (literally "Birth of the Kannada State") is celebrated on 1 November every year. This was the day in 1956 when all the Kannada speaking regions of south India were merged to form the state of Karnataka.

Method of Celebration:

Discussions:
The KBA and related academies and official bodies, and experts had held discussions on the issue. And following this, the KBA entrusted noted scholar G. Ramakrishna with the responsibility of preparing a draft policy, in October last.Prof. Ramakrishna prepared the draft identifying the problems in areas such as literacy missions; libraries from the primary school to the college level and public libraries, right from gram panchayats to urban areas; quality of books; the shortcomings; and the alleged unethical methods in book-purchasing schemes. He also suggested various corrective measures.

The draft was circulated among writers, subject experts and educationists, and an expert committee of the KBA incorporated the suggestions and submitted the draft to the Government in March.The draft policy touched various aspects of book culture ranging from production to marketing and pricing to impact. It has come down heavily on the existing methods and ethics of book-purchasing schemes.

Purchase:
The draft policy suggests that the purchase of books should be based on requirement and quality and not on the popularity of publishers and writers; those who circulate the same books should be blacklisted; publishing houses that supply books under fictitious business names should be boycotted and such practices should be held punishable; the number of books to be purchased should be directly proportional to the overall number of books published in a year; and selection of books should transparent and qualitative.

Culture of Festivities:

The criteria for formation of Indian States is language . India became a Republic in the year 1950 and in same year linguistic provinces were formed. The state of Mysore is one such state in south India.The state of Mysore was created taking into fold various parts of the region, which were ruled by kings. Several districts in, now called North Karnataka and Hyderabad Karnataka were dissolved in the new state. The new state was named after Mysore, which by itself was a princely state.