Mysuru, February 24:- Karnataka Rajya Nayakara Yuvasene and Karnataka Rajya Nayakara Hitarakshana Vedike felicitated M Appanna and Siddaraju who worked hard to secure Scheduled Tribe (ST) tag for Parivara and Talavara communities.
The community members felicitated Appanna and Siddaraju at the auditorium of the Institute of engineering. They said that the struggle of 36 years to add the communities to ST has now been fulfilled. They said that former MLA of HD Kote late Chikkamadu had been supporting the cause and said he would have been happy if he was alive. (MR/KS)