Dr. M.M. Kalburgi, former Kannada University VC shot dead

Q.  Name the former vice-chancellor of Kannada University who was shot dead in Dharwad district of Karnataka on 30th Aug’15?
- Published on 02 Aug 15

a. Dr. M.M. Kalburgi
b. Dr. M.K. Sinha
c. Dr. Yesho Yarlagadda
d. Dr. Hemant Rao

ANSWER: Dr. M.M. Kalburgi
He was shot dead by unidentified persons at his residence in Dharwad and rushed to the civil hospital, where he was declared dead. The 77 year old Kannada epigraphist and renowned scholar of vachana literature Kalburgi was awarded the Sahitya Akademi award, Nrupatunga Award and Pampa award for his contribution to Kannada literature.

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