Cultural events mark Karnataka Rajyotsava activities- The New Indian Express | Whuff News

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BENGALURU: From musical performances to cultural events, and cultural performances to cultural programmes, a variety of events were held in the city every day. all as part of Kannada Rajyotsava on Tuesday. The police of the South East division opened libraries in some police stations that were opened for the elderly by the elderly.

Libraries have been opened in Koramangala, Mico Layout and Electronics City police. Books by various authors, including Kuvempu, Dr Bendre and Chandrasekhar Kambara will be available in libraries as well as newspapers. Anyone who comes to the places can get books from the library and read them.

The Department of Education and Literacy and Integrated Education Karnataka organized a function at Kanteerava Stadium where Education Minister BC Nagesh delivered the Rajyotsava message to students.

At Jakkur Telecom Layout, a music program was held. In Yeshwanthpur assembly division, various cultural programs were inaugurated by Minister ST Somashekar. The program titled ‘Kannada Jhenkara’ will be a week-long event to mark the 67th anniversary of Rajyotsava. Folk arts and traditional songs among others will all be performed at Gayatri Mandir.

As part of the celebration the Sapna Book House group, ‘Pustaka Jatre’, held a book fair where books by famous Kannada writers and young writers were displayed. Speaking after the launch of the show, Infosys Foundation Founder Sudha Murty said, “Kannada books should be published, writers should be encouraged and children should be encouraged to read Kannada books.”

Praveen Shetty’s Karnataka Rakshana Vedike group took out a march and carried the Kannada flag in Mahadevpura. The Kannada Vatal Paksha, led by Vatal Nagaraj, offered puja to Goddess Bhuvaneshwari and held a celebration at the Bank of Mysuru.

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