The second Vishwa Kannada Sammelan will be more than a show of culture and has been planned to be held for 3 days in Belgaum in February 2011. This year’s Sammelan was postponed due to floods.
Government has earmarked Rs. 10 crore in budget; it has promised to release Rs. 20 crore more.
The sammelan will be a meeting place for successful non-resident Kannadigas in various parts of the world. There is a plan to honour the people of Karnataka origin who have made it big outside the State and abroad, B.R. Jayaramaraje Urs Secretary, Kannada and Culture said in Mysore.
Apart from sessions on literature and heritage, issues connected to the status of Kannada and development of the State would figure in the meet.