Tumakuru: MP G.S. Basavaraju, who made a surprise visit to the district library, observed that hundreds of students were studying with concentration and appreciated that the library was being put to good use.
The library is a temple for readers and the library should be kept clean. There should be a feeling that this is our property. If there is power to change the country at the highest level, it is only by the students. Bharat Ratna B.R. Dr. Ambedkar became the architect of the Constitution by reading the books of the library and obtained higher education, he said.
Similarly, students should face the difficulties of life with courage and move forward. He said that if every student takes advantage of the library and develops, there by developing the country. State Disha Committee member Kundaranahalli Ramesh said that the MPs have laid special emphasis on the development of forest and water bodies. For the first time in the country, he submitted a memorandum to the central government on a project called ‘Jalgram’ It was later implemented as a country’s scheme and similarly, MP’s are the root cause of the implementation in the state of Gram One.
The MP has taken steps to develop biodiversity parks in every village of the district. It has been implemented by the state government in the form of a holy forest scheme for the village. The district has high level schools and colleges and accordingly the district library has the highest level of facilities. He advised the students to study with a high level of ideals.
Kalki Ramesh, a donor, said that students come from far places to study in the district, free meals will be started in this library for the benefit of the students and thanked all those who have allowed them to perform such social work.
Interaction with Readers, The MPs interacted with the readers at the library hall and announced a new Rs 29 crore for the smart city. He received information about the arrangements of the district library which has been constructed at a cost. On this occasion, he accepted many requests from the students and answered questions.
Nagaraju, a student from Mallasandra, said that KAS and IAS job seekers are studying in this library from the post of clerk and requested that it would be beneficial if they are taught by experienced lecturers at the end of every week.