Devanoor Mahadeva’s Edege Bidda Akshara a collection of articles was released on 17 February 2013 at a function that was organised by Dalit Sahitya Parishat and Pro-Dalit organizations in Hassan District.
• Described as the modern universal writer, Devanoor was a prominent Kannada writer
• He won Sahitya Akademi Award for his novelette Kusumabale
• Dayavanooru, the collection of short stories is considered as a milestone in Kannada Literature
• He was known as the writer with progressive thinking but is different from writers of Pragatishila phase because he didn’t believed in raising loud slogans