Karnataka History Congress at Mangalore University

Karnataka History Congress at Mangalore University

Department of History of Mangalore University will host the 24th session of Karnataka History Congress from March 26 to 28. Upinder Singh, professor of University of Delhi and well-known historian on ancient and early medieval India will inaugurate the History Congress and deliver key note address at Mangala Auditorium in the campus. Upinder, daughter of former PM Manmohan Singh is an authority on ancient and medieval India. 

G Ramarathan, former professor of History, Karnataka State Open University will take over as the new general president of the KHC and present his general president's address. B N Naidu, former professor of history of Bangalore University and outgoing general president of KHC and R Rajanna, professor of history, University of Mysore and president of the KHC will be the guests of honour. K Byrappa, Vice-Chancellor of Mangalore University will preside. 

About 300 delegates are participating in this session. Mega magic star Kuddroli Ganesh and troupe will present 'Vismaya Jadoo' as part of cultural programme on March 26. Karnataka History Congress is an academic organization of historians, teachers and research scholars of history and it has more than 600 members. Ever since its inception, it has been playing an important role in constructing the history of the land and people of Karnataka, a university release states.