Belagavi: Students of Social Welfare, Backward Classes Welfare, Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department and Karnataka Residential Educational Institutions Association and Christian Residential Schools, Bengaluru, organised a Karate performance in front of Suvarna Vidhana Soudha in City.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who watched the Karate performance, said that the Government is considering starting short-term courses for self-defence for girls with Yoga from the next academic year. There is a need for all educational institutions to teach short term courses, he said.
“From the next academic year, it is advisable to impart training from the PUC level onwards,” he said.
“Those who have learnt the art of self-defence should give this training to other girls. It can be expanded to a large extent if it is taught to rural women, working women, school and college girls,” he noted.