Mysuru, November 27:- “Vishwa Rushi Valmiki Charitable Trust is organising Valmiki jayanti and convention of Valmiki Nayaka community on December 23 at Town Hall on Ashoka Road in the city,” said president of the trust Valmiki Ningaraju at a press meet held at Mysuru Press Club on Tuesday.
“We will invite former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) supremo H D Deve Gowda who supported the Nayaka community in securing the ST tag. We will also invite former chief minister and BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa who announced holiday on Valmiki jayanti, former chief minister Siddaramaiah who unveiled Valmiki statue in front of Vidhana Soudha and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy,” he said.
“The trust helps in identifying poor families without sites and the poor will be identified at Kyathamaranahalli. The required funds will be raised by Kannada movie ‘Nanna Mane,’ he added.
B M Venkataraman, Srikanta, Royal Star Jeevan and others were present. (KMR, NGB)