M. M. Kalburgi

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Malleshappa Madivalappa Kalburgi (Kannada: ಮಲ್ಲೇಶಪ್ಪ ಮಡಿವಾಳಪ್ಪ ಕಲಬುರ್ಗಿ; 28 November 1938 – 30 August 2015) was an Indian scholar of Vachana sahitya (Vachana literature) and academic. He was the vice-chancellor of Kannada University in Hampi. A noted epigraphist of Kannada, he was awarded the National Sahitya Akademi award in 2006 for Marga 4, a collection of his research articles.[1]

Kalburgi was shot dead in the morning of 30 August 2015 at his residence in Dharwad district of Karnataka by two unidentified men.[2]

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  1. "Kalburgi gets Sahitya Akademi award". The Hindu. December 22, 2006. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
  2. "Kannada scholar and former VC of Hampi University MM Kalburgi shot dead". news.biharprabha.com. ANI. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2015.