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Chennu Mathad feted with the Dehali Kannada Sangh award

Chennu Mathad, retired Joint Director-Ministry of Agriculture Department, Government of India is a well-known personality among the Kannada cultural circles of the country’s capital New Delhi. He was recently felicitated for his contributions and accomplishments in enriching the social and cultural life of Delhi by the Dehali Kannada Sangha on the eve of the 75th-anniversary celebrations held at Talkatora stadium, New Delhi. Since 1979 in New Delhi: Chennu Mathad hails from Dharwad, the socio-cultural capital city in Karnataka and has been a resident of Delhi since 1979. He served in the Union Agriculture Ministry for a prolonged period of 33 years before retiring as a Joint Director. If you only mention his joining, serving and retiring then it would be doing grave injustice to his unique personality as he is a multifaceted one apart from being a friendly, always helpful, kind soul. An anthropologist by qualification: Chennu Mathad is an anthropologist by qualification. He holds a po

Ashvini Menon’s Ecotism Exhibition in IIC

T he Indian Institute of Cartoonists is presenting an exhibition of strip cartoons on the natural environment by Mumbai based Ashvini Menon . The exhibition begins from Saturday 03 August  is open for free public viewing till 17 August . Dr AN Yellappa Reddy, IFS noted environmentalist and former Secretary, Department of Ecology and Environment, Government of Karnataka will be inaugurating the exhibition on 03 August at 11 am in the premises of Indian Institute of Cartoonists on Midford Road, near Trinity Circle MG Road, Bengaluru. This exhibition showcases strip cartoons of Ashvini Menon, published in the Sunday magazine, weekly supplement of The Hindu newspaper from February 2017 to February 2019. According to Ashvini Menon: The Ecotism solely dealt with the sustainable-development issues faced in India and were inspired by day to day observations of peoples behaviours, conversations, interactions in the social media and the news. Ashvini Menon at studio    Ashvini started