Vijayapura: Tourism Department Minister HK Patil emphasizes the need to revive and preserve numerous neglected historical monuments in the district. During his Tuesday visit, the Minister toured historical sites in Bidar, Kalaburagi, Yadgiri, and Bagalkote districts, highlighting their historical significance. He stressed the importance of authentic discussions and potential conservation efforts for these monuments in the days ahead.
During the visit, Minister HK Patil engaged in a conversation in Kannada with Richard, an American citizen, showcasing the global appeal of Karnataka’s cultural heritage. Impressed by Richard’s fondness for Kannada, the minister invited him for breakfast the next morning to gain insights into the historical monuments.
Richard, responding in Kannada, shared his perspectives on Vijayapur, Mysore, Raichur, and Karnataka, expressing admiration for the state’s rich cultural heritage. Minister HK Patil appreciated the American citizen’s love for Kannada and happily invited him for breakfast the following day.
In response to Leader of Opposition R Ashoka’s statement regarding potential changes, including the Chief Minister’s term, after the Lok Sabha elections, Minister HK Patil argued that focusing on such speculations is a waste of time for the people and the media. Meanwhile, officials accompanied Minister HK Patil during his visit to various renowned monuments in the district, including the DC’s office, District Treasury Department, Gagana Mahal, Anand Mahal, Adil Shahi Durbar Hall, administrative halls, storage offices, 7-storied Adil Shahi Palace, and the Sri Narasimha Saraswati Temple.