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Karnataka Ratna

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Type  Civilian
Instituted  1991
Last awarded  2009
Category  General
First awarded  1992
Description  Highest civilian honour of Karnataka

Karnataka Ratna (Kannada: ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರತ್ನ) is the highest civilian honour of the State of Karnataka. It is awarded to a person for his extraordinary contribution in any field. It was constituted in the year 1992 by the Government of Karnataka. There have been a total of 9 recipients of this award.

The Award

The Award comes with a gold medal weighing 50 gm, a citation, a memento and a shawl.


Karnataka Ratna Wikipedia