Mangalore, Feb 16: DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai inaugurated the flower show to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the Department of Horticulture at Kadri Park on February 15, Saturday.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that state government has always promoted farm sector through implementation of various schemes for farming community.
He also urged the farmers to prefer organic fertilizers rather than going for chemical fertilizers for farming.
Presiding over the event, MLA JR Lobo said that such kind of programmes will encourage people to grow plants baring flowers and fruits.
MLA Moidin Bava, ZP Vice President Rithesh Kumar Shetty, Corporator Roopa D Bangera, Deputy Director of Department of Horticulture Yogesh H and others were present.
The flower show displayed the model of ‘Kambala’, Tulunad’s rural sport made by arranging 10,000 red roses and ferns.