Mysore

Karnataka’s contribution to Indian history hailed

“Karnataka has got rich history. It is not possible to imagine the history of Karnataka without its mother tongue Kannada,” said former Vice-Chancellor, Goa and Mangalore Universities, Prof B Shek Ali here on Friday.

He was speaking after the inauguration of the three-day 26h Karnataka History Congress, organised at Rani Bahaddur auditorium in the city on Friday. He said, “Karnataka has done an outstanding contribution to the Indian history, including in the field of art, architecture, music, religion, education and other sectors. We must know that the contribution of Karnataka in the history of the country is all about glory we could ever see.”

On the occasion, Vice Chancellor, University of Mysore Prof K S Rangappa, said, “UoM has played a significant role in development of subjects in history. History has consistently remained the distinguished support from UoM. Many renowned historians across the world are from UoM. The Mysuru was the capital of Wadiyar dynasty and this has been a value-added point for the study and research of history subject.”

“Since 1981, our university has been organising this Karnataka history summit which has received huge response from the scholars across the state. The objective behind this congress is to promote research and development activities in the subject of history,” he added.

Prof R Rajanna, Registrar, UoM, Prof B C Mahabaleshwarappa, former Professor, Department of History, Gulbarga University, Prof M Munirajappa, Chief Secretary, Karnataka History Congress and others were present.

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