Prof. Heranje Krishna Bhat


Prof. Heranje Krishna Bhat has edited and published several monumental works like

(a) Compilation of all research articles in Kannada by the late Govind Pai
(b) Compilation of research articles in English by the same poet laureate
(c) Baikadi
(d) Pejavara Prashasthi
(e) Tulu Karnataka Arasu Manethanagalu (commemoration volumes)
(f) Samshodhana Prajne (a collection of articles on research methodology), and was on the editorial committee of many other souvenirs and magazines.

Prof. Bhat is a good organiser and has turned out a lot of work in the capacity of President, Udupi Taluk Kannada Literary Association; Member of the Senate, Mangalore University; Member, Finance Committee, Mangalore University; Director, Teachers’ Co-operative Bank Limited, Udupi; Member, Kannada Promotion Committee; President, Sanskrit Teachers’ Association of Mangalore University. He has abundant experience of working in several social service organizations especially during successive Paryaya festivals.

As the Secretary of Yakshagana Kendra, Udupi he has also organized several performance tours by the Kendra artistes and Yaksha Ranga, the Professional Ensemble of the Kendra all over India and in many countries abroad. Since his retirement as Professor of Sanskrit in July 2000, he continues to function in the campus of MGM College as the Director of Govind Pai Samshodhana Kendra and Yakshagana Kendra, Udupi.

Prof. Heranje Krishna Bhat
Regional Resources Centre for Folk Performing Arts
MGM College Campus, Udupi – 576 102, Karnataka, India

Phone: +91 820 2521159 (O) Fax:+91 820 2523559