Mysuru, November 16:- Karnataka Rajya Vokkaligara Vikasa Vedike is organising Kannada Habba, Poets’ Meet and Kannada Vikasa Rathna award distribution function on November 18 at Sri Rangacharlu Memorial Town Hall on Ashoka Road here at 10 am, said H L Yamuna, president of the vedike at a press meet held at Mysuru Press Club on Thursday.
“Former vice chancellor of University of Mysore Prof KS Rangappa will inaugurate the programme. President of State Government Employees’ Association H K Ramu, Shivegowda, corporator SBM Manju, KaSaPa president Dr Y D Rajanna, city president K S Shivaramu and deputy director of Kannada and Culture Department T N Dasegowda will be present,” she said.
“MLA M K Somashekhar, senior journalist Rajashekhar Koti, Tribal Research and Training Centre director T T Basavanagowda, former president of KaSaPa Maddikere Gopal, social activist Raghuramaiah Vajapayee, MyMUL director K C Balaram will be felicitated with Kannada Vikasa Rathna award,” she added.
“Kempegowda Jayanti and K H Ramaiah birthday celebrations, and Vikasa Shri award and Prathibha Puraskar distribution function will be held after 3:30 pm. MLA Vasu will inaugurate the event. Book ‘Kulabandhava’ will be released by Central Vokkaligara Association president Devegowda on the occasion; Dr S P Yoganna, Hotel Owners’ Association president c Narayana Gowda and Mysuru Press Club president Venkatesh will be present,” Yamuna said.
“MLC Srikantegowda, JD(S) leader Beerihundi Basavanna, MDCC Bank director C Basavegowda, former MUDA chairman L Nagendra will be felicitated with Vikasa Shri award,” she said.
Vedike member Susheela, Manjunath, Narasegowda and Lakshmegowda were present.