The bridge-man of India Girish Bharadwaj chosen for Shivaram Karanth Huttoora Prashasthi

04:07 PM Sep 24, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Brahmavar: The bridge-man of India Girish Bharadwaj from Sullia has been selected for this year’s Dr. Shivaram Karanth Huttoora Prashasthi.


Girish Bharadwaj, fondly called ‘Sethubandhu’ is credited with building over 140 low-cost suspension bridges across India for rural connectivity. He is also a recipient of the Padma Shri Award.

The award will be presented at Kota Shivaram Karanth Theme Park, Kota, on October 10, the birth anniversary of late Dr. Shivaram Karanth. various cultural and literary programs will be organised from October 1 to October 10.

The award has been jointly instituted by Kotathattu gram panchayat and Dr Karanth Huttoora Prashasti Foundation.


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