Mysuru, March 8:- “Nisarga trust of Kuvempunagar and Naisargika Savayava Raitha Grahaka Okkoota are jointly organising a farmers’ fair – ‘Raithara Santhe – Uppina Mela’ – from March 10 to 12,” said the president of the trust, Basavaraju Kukkarahalli at a press meet here on Wednesday.
“The trust organises a fair on second Saturdays and Sundays of every month. It offers organic grains, millets, dal, rice, jaggery, oil, soap and other products. MLA M K Somashekhar will inaugurate the event. Journalist Amshi Prasanna Kumar, corporator H S Nandish Preetham will take part,” he said.
“Uppina Mela will be held to create awareness on pure salt. The salt available in the market contains chemicals and is not good for health,” he added.
“Convener of Drugs Action Forum, Dr Gopal Dabade, social worker Santhosh Kaulagi will be present. Freedom fighter H S Krishnamurthy will be felicitated,” he said. (MR/KMR).