|Residence Bangalore, India|
Name D. Chowta
|Children Sandeep Chowta, Prajna Chowta|
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Darbe Krishnananda Chowta is an Indian businessman, writer, artist and theatre personality. He is the general secretary of the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath and has also served in the same position earlier.
Dr. D. K. Chowta was born in Meeyappadau, near Manjeshwar, Kerala. He has two children, Sandeep Chowta (a musician) and Prajna Chowta (an ethnographer).
After completing his postgraduate studies in economics from Bombay University, Chowta spent several years of his life in Ghana, Nigeria and London. He returned to Bangalore and involved himself in industry, exports, country clubs and various businesses, which resulted in the establishment of companies such as M/S Power Gear Ltd., M/S P.C. Exports and Sun Valley Club. M/S P.C. Exports has been awarded by the Exports Promotion Council five times. Along with his business activities, he was involved in all types of social services. Under his presidency, the Bunts Sangha Bangalore held a World Bunts Convention in 1995.
He has received an honorary doctorate from Mangalore University
Dr. Chowta writes under the pen name of Ananda Krishna. Among Chowta's literary works, Kariyavajjerena Kathekkulu and Plilipathigadasu, a drama, received awards from the Karnataka Government's Tulu Sahithya Academy. His other works include Pattu Pajjelu, Darmettimaye, Uri Ushnada Maye and Mittabailu Yamunakka. He has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Mangalore University.