Press Esc to close
Wednesday 17 September 2014
News updated at 8:58 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29.7°C
Min : 20.2°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Mango growers' woes top priority of JD(S): Kumaraswamy

Srinivaspur, Dec 1, 2012, DHNS :
Former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy speaks at a Kannada Rajyotsava programme in Srinivaspur.  dh photo

 The Janata Dal (Secular), JD-S, which is committed to the welfare of State farmers, will give top priority to solve problems of mango growers here, said former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy.

Speaking at the Kannada Rajyotsava programme organised in the City on Friday, Kumaraswamy said that it was saddening that mango-growers of Srinivaspur, who export good quality mangoes to international markets, are mired in problems.

Reiterating his party’s commitment to State farmers, he said: “If the JD(S) is voted to power in the upcoming Assembly elections in the State, it will set up a mango processing unit to help the farmers,” he said.


In addition to this, the party will also lay thrust on giving guidance to farmers who incur losses due to bad crop patterns. Also, more emphasis will be laid on scientific crop cultivation, he said.

On language and culture

Noting that rural areas were the true protectors of Kannada language and culture, JD(S) State unit president said that he was happy to feel the love for Kannada language in border villages of Kolar district.

The celebration of Kannada Rajyotsava in a meaningful manner should, thus, be emulated by others in the State, he said.

Legislator G K Venkatesha Reddy who spoke on the occasion said that Kannada programmes organised in border areas of the district facilitated in the development of the Kannada language.

Continuing the tradition, pro-Kannada organisations should hold more such programmes to boost the language and culture in these regions, he said. Both H D Kumaraswamy and G K Venkatesha Reddy were felicitated on the occasion.

Celebration


The idol of goddess Bhuvaneshwari was taken out in procession in main streets in Srinivaspur. Dollu Kunitha, Pata Kunitha, Keelu Kudure Kunitha and Garudi Gombe Kunitha artistes added colour and vibrancy to the procession.

Tableau by Venkateshwara Rural Health Education Association depicting the problems of irrigation was a great draw.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, holding umbrella watch a cultural performance...

Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, holding umbrella watch a cultural performance...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on a traditional swing...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on a traditional swing...

An Israeli army armoured bulldozer drives in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights...

An Israeli army armoured bulldozer drives in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights...

Members of Iraqi security forces and tribal fighters prepare a mortar launcher...

Members of Iraqi security forces and tribal fighters prepare a mortar launcher...

Rajasthan Congress President Sachin Pilot celebrates with party workers the party's victory...

Rajasthan Congress President Sachin Pilot celebrates with party workers the party's victory...

Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone at the music launch of the film 'Happy New Year'...

Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone at the music launch of the film 'Happy New Year'...

Volunteers rescuing flood affected people in Chattabal area in Srinagar...

Volunteers rescuing flood affected people in Chattabal area in Srinagar...

Army personnel build a bridge in the flood affected area of Kotranka Tehsil in Rajouri in Jammu...

Army personnel build a bridge in the flood affected area of Kotranka Tehsil in Rajouri in Jammu...

An aerial view of the partially deluged Centaur hotel in Srinagar...

An aerial view of the partially deluged Centaur hotel in Srinagar...

A view flood-hit Abi Guzar residential area in Srinagar ...

A view flood-hit Abi Guzar residential area in Srinagar ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523