Mysuru, January 28:- The 120th birth anniversary of Field Marshal K M Cariappa was observed in the city on Monday.
The event was organised at Field Marshal K M Cariappa Circle (Metropole Circle) on JLB and Vinoba Road Junction in the city.
Colonel Medappa, Thimmaiah, Pattappa, Jyothi, former Mayor Ravi Kumar and others paid floral tributes to the bust of Field Marshal K M Cariappa.
Secretary of the Kodava Samaja Prof Belliappa said that Field Marshal Cariappa served the Indian Army with utmost dedication and hailed him as a ‘Great son of mother India.’
He urged the central government to award Bharat Ratna to Field Marshal Cariappa and the Karnataka government to install the statue in the heritage city of Mysuru. (KS, NGB)