Mysuru, December 29:- Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and District Kannada Sahitya Parishat (KASAPA) jointly organised the 113th birthday of Rashtrakavi Kuvempu at Vishwamanava Park, near Gun House at Fort Mohalla in the city on Friday.
MLA M K Somashekhar and Mayor M J Ravi Kumar garlanded the statue of Kuvempu on the occasion.
“Kuvempu wished every human being to be ‘Vishwamanava.’ We have to make his dream come true. We should respect all religions in the world as we respect ours,” he said.
Deputy Mayor Rathna Laxman, District KASAPA president Dr Y D Rajanna, MCC commissioner G Jagadish, Chandru and others were present.
Songs of Kuvempu were presented on the occasion.