Athlete Srinivas wins hearts along with his medals

Local hero

Manchanabele K Srinivas being felicitated at a programme in Chikkaballapur on Tuesday. dh photoThe members took out a procession from Old Bus Stand to Inspection Bungalow, where he was felicitated.

Reshame Krishi Hitarakshana Vedike (district) Co-ordinator Yaluvalli Sonnegowda said that funds were raised from public to provide financial assistance to Srinivas for his participation in the sports meet in Singapore. Srinivas by winning the medals has brought joy and satisfaction to the efforts.

Raitha Sangha district unit working president Bhaktarahalli Byregowda said Srinivas’ achievement is worth emulating and wished him greater success. Circle Inspector S Shivakumar said Srinivas had made the district proud and was an asset to the State.
Farmer leaders Venkataraju, Munne Gowda, Mallur Harish, Narasimhamurthy, Raghuram were present.

 ‘Victory gave me greater confidence’

Speaking to Deccan Herald, Srinivas said his achievement in the 32nd International Asian Running Race competition held in Singapore had given him confidence to aim for more achievements and success. Srinivas said sportpersons from 26 countries had given a tough fight but his win in the end had brought him great joy and satisfaction.

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