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HUBBALLI: Nandita Nanjangoudar of Hubballi, the first Kannada mountaineer who climbed four highest peaks in four continents, has won the 64th Rajyotsava Award.

The award, which is the highest civilian award given by the state government, carries a prize of Rs. 1 lakh, a 20gm gold medal and a citation.

Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will give away the awards in Bengaluru on Kannada Rajyotsava, November1.

Dronacharya awardee and India’s chief boxing coach CA Kuttappa from Kodagu and 16-year-old H Khushi from Mysuru will also honored with this award.

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