Mysuru, December 30:- Hindu Mahilapara Vedike observed 113th birthday of Rashtrakavi Kuvempu, by garlanding the statue of the most celebrated poet of Kannada on Vishwamanava double road on Friday. They paid floral tributes to the statue of Kuvempu.
“Kuvempu, who was born in a small village called Kuppalli, contributed a lot to the Kannada literature. He was the first to win Jnanapeetha Award for Kannada. He was honoured with Karnataka Rathna, Pampa Award and many more. His life is a role model for us to follow,” said BJP vice-president S C Ashok.
President of the organisation, Lakshmidevi, N Prasanna Gowda, Shekhar, Marballi Murthy, Jayalakshmi, Meena, Keshav Kumar and others were present. (MR/HN).