Mysuru, September 30:- Deputy Chief Minister Govinda Karajol inaugurated Mysuru Dasara Film Festival at Kalamandir on Vinoba Road here on Sunday.
“I am very happy to inaugurate the event. Organising such events in a festival having a history of over 400 years will encourage art, literature and artistes. During the time of the kings, artistes and writers used to be honoured at the King’s court. Now the government encourages them,” he said.
MLA L Nagendra, MLC Sandesh Nagaraj, MLC KT Srikantegowda, former minister Shivanna, film chambers president Jairaj, actor Jaggesh, director Vijayalakshmi Singh and others were present. (MR/KS)