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Who was the first person to be awarded the Jnanpith Award for Kannada?

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Who was the first person to be awarded the Jnanpith Award for Kannada?
posted Jun 18, 2019 by Renita

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The award has been conferred upon fifty-eight writers including seven women authors. In 1976, Bengali novelist Ashapoorna Devi became the first woman to win the award and was honoured for the 1965 novel Pratham Pratisruti (The First Promise), the first in a trilogy.

answer Jun 21, 2019 by Sumana
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