Navayati: The Many Language Worlds of Karnataka
Syed Zameerulla Sharif and Syed Ghouse
Dr. Syed Zameerulla Sharif is a retired Principal and well known Kannada writer based in Bhatkal. He has done an MA and PhD and served as Assistant Kannada Professor for 25 years and Principal for 5 years. He has guided PhD and MPhil students.
He is the author of 20 books. His Kannada book reviews have been published by Prajavani and Samyukta Karnataka newspapers. He has telecast over 100 episodes on Kannada literature on the DD Chandana television channel. He has edited 2 volumes of Karnataka Grama Charitra Kosha of Uttara Kannada district published by Karnataka Folklore University, Shiggavi.
He has participated in many national and International seminars and conferences of poets. He was honoured as Syndicate Member of Karnataka Folklore University, Shiggavi. He was a Text Book Committee Member for class 1 to 10. The awards he has received include the P. Lankesh, Chalukya State Award and the Folk Expert Award from the️ Janapada Academy.