Mysuru, May 16:- Mysuru district administration, Shivasharane Mahasadhvi Hemareddy Mallamma Jayantyuthsava Committee organised Hemareddy Mallamma jayanti at Kalamandir on Tuesday.
Nataraja seer of Gavadagere Gurulinga Jangama mutt inaugurated the program.
“Hemareddy Mallamma can be said as the incarnation of Akka Mahadevi in 16th century. Her revolution has left its mark even in the 20th century. Even being in family, tolerating the torture of mother in law and brother in law she attained spiritual heights,” said writer Morabada Mallikarjun.
Hemareddy Mallamma book by the Kannada and culture department released on the occasion. MLA M K Somashekar, Vasu, zoo board president Mallige Veeresh, Vice President of Kannada and culture department H Channappa and others were present. (BM)