Mangalore, August 21: ‘When late D. Devaraj Urs was a chief Minister under the land bill act cultivators were gaining power, which helped for changes in the social changes. He implemented many projects and brought the changes in the society’, said district in charge minister B. Ramanatha Rai.
He was speaking after inaugurating the 98th birthday anniversary of late D. Devaraj Urs at Nethravathi hall; he said that housing facility to vulnerable group, pension and removal of slavery system were implemented during the tenure of Urs. He started social development department and provided chance of educational facility to poor family students. So far only Devraj Urs brought the effective changes in the society’ he said.
In the presidential Zilla Panchayat Vice president Rithesh Shetty said that still rich people are harassing the poor people.
On the occasion high mark secured students were felicitated and 21 computers were distributed to S.C engineering students as well as three personnel’s were also felicitated. The students who are good in sports are also felicitated.
District Deputy Commissioner N. Prakash , Zilla Panchayat CEO Thulasi Maddineni, vice secretary N.R Umesh and others were present.
By: Sathish Kapikad