Mysuru, October 6:- District administration, Zilla Panchayat, Scheduled Tribes Development Authority, MUDA, Nayaka community organisations of the city and district jointly organised Maharshi Valmiki jayanti at Kalamandir on Thursday.
MLA M K Somashekar inaugurated the programme.
“Valmiki is relevant even today with his epic, Ramayana. He showed the world how a common man could become great with good deeds. With the character of Rama, he has explained how one has to live in the society,” Somashekar said.
MLA G T Devegowda, Vasu, DC D Randeep, Zilla Panchayat president Nayima Sultana, Mayor M J Ravi Kumar, deputy Mayor Rathna Laxman, taluk panchayat president Kalamma Kemparayamma, Karnataka zoo authority president Mallige Veeresh and others were present. (MR/BM).