“Silk board is one of the most reputed boards in the country. I am overwhelmed to become the president of the silk board,” said MLA M K Someshekar.
He was speaking at his residence after being felicitated by the Mysuru Kannada Vedike on Sunday.
“Mysuru silk is a world famous brand of silk. It is as famous as Kanchipuram and Dharmavaram silks. Farmers should be motivated to grow more silk crops and the board has to be strengthened in order to provide more job opportunities,” he said.
S Balakrishna of Mysuru Kannada Vedike, writer Bannuru K Raju, Salundi Doreswami, Radhakrishna and others were present.