Mysuru, August 4:- Prof B R Jayakumari Thimmegowda has been appointed as the principal of the reputed Mahajana First Grade College (FGC) in the city. She is a native of Halebidu village in Pandavapura taluk of Mandya district.
A progressive thinker, Prof Jayakumari strongly believes in Kuvempu’s ‘Mantra Mangalya.’ A firm believer in simple marriages, Prof Jayakumari has conducted many simple marriages. Her novels ‘Hejje’ and ‘Benkiolagina Gulabi’ are a testimony to creative skills. In 2001, she won the state-level award for best teachers and in 2007, she won Kannada Seva Ratna. (MR/KS)