Mysuru, February 19:- Suttur seer Shivaratri Deshikendra has condoled the death of farmers’ leader, MLA K S Puttannaiah who passed away in Mandya on Sunday night.
“Puttannaiah, who was born at Kyathanahalli of Pandavapura, had led several social movements in his student life. He joined Raitha Sangha of S D Jayaram in 1983 and fought for the farmers. He fought for justice regarding sharing of Cauvery water. He became MLA twice due to his hard work. His death is a loss to the farming community and the society,” the seer said. (MR/KMR.)