Chikkamagaluru: “A bronze statue of Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna will be unveiled at Dantaramakki Circle in Chikkamagaluru on March 26,” said District Sri Sangolli Rayanna Vedike President K. S. Pushparaj.
Addressing a press conference here, he said District In-Charge Minister Byrati Basavaraj will inaugurate the statue at 11.30 am. MLA C. T. Ravi will preside over the programme while Former Deputy Chief Minister K. S. Eshwarappa, District Kurubara Sangha President K. M. Manjunath, Taluk President D. S. Manjunath and others will be present. Chandregowda and other Community Leaders and Sangolli Rayanna fans will participate in the programme.
Former Zilla Panchayat Member Ravindra Belawadi said that the facts of Sangolli Rayanna’s struggle against the British have been forgotten in history. The previous Government had cornered Sangolli Rayanna. By installing a statue of Sangolli Rayanna during our Government, we have given a message to the next generation of younger generations.