Dr. C Somasekhara

Dr. C Somasekhara

Dr. C Somasekhara

Retd. IAS Officer

  • Born on 9th August 1954 at Hoskote, a taluk in Bangalore Rural District
  • Son of late Shri J.V.Chikkaveerappa and late Smt Nanjamma
  • Former IAS Officer
  • He is known for his dedicated and sincere service and is also famous as a cultural ambassador owing to the interest  evinced by him in literary and cultural fields
  • Dr C. Somashekhar who is now retired from service, has however not retired from his dedicated and committed efforts towards promoting Kannada language and literature. He also has a D.Lit. in Vachana literature to his credit. He has participated in several state, national and international level conferences. He belongs to a rare genre of IAS officers and has even refused a Central Government posting, owing to his unflinching love for Kannada and his desire to serve his home state.