Slew of programmes to eradicate untouchability: Tahsildar

Mysuru, February 7:- A meeting was organised in the presence of the Tahsildar Ramesh Babu to discuss various programmes in the taluk to eradicate untouchability. Officials of the Social Welfare Department participated in the meeting on Wednesday.

The tahsildar said that seminars, street plays, special lectures will be organised to eradicate untouchability in the taluk.

He said that awareness will be created by distributing pamphlets. Priests of temples, mid-day meal cooks, Anganwadi teachers and helpers, leaders of all the communities, president and members of barbers’ association will be attending the events, he informed.

The event will be held at Kasaba hobli on February 15, at Naganahalli on February 19, at Yelawal and Varuna on February 22, at Varuna and at Jayapura on February 25. (MR/KS)

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