Updated on : Apr 14, 2012
The Karnataka State awards for 2010-2011 were challenged in the High Court by actress, producer and director Priya Hassan. The advocate Pavana Chandra Shetty, who filed the petition for Priya Hasan, was not deterred at not getting a stay. “If the gold medals are given away, the winners will just sell it for value. The government should understand the court’s reasoning in issuing notices and saying that its verdict will be final,” he said.