Rashtra kavi Kuvempu’s works are not just popular but are very relevant to today’s society, said PWD and District In-charge Minister, Dr H C Mahadevappa.
He was speaking at the 112th birth anniversary celebration of Kuvempu organised at Vishwamanava Park in the city on Thursday. Paying floral tributes to the statue of Kuvempu, Dr Mahadevappa said, “Kuvempu is one of the greatest souls of the state and his life, philosophy and literary works are an inspiration to many. He has contributed immensely towards Kannada literary world and his literature is very relevant even to the present day.”
On the occasion, MP Dhruvanarayan, MLA M K Somashekhar, Mayor M J Ravi Kumar, Deputy Mayor Rathna Lakshman, MUDA Commissioner M Mahesh, District Kannada Sahitya Parishat President Dr Y D Rajanna and others were present.