Govt to observe Hemareddy Mallamma Jayanti on May 10

The state government will officially observe Mahasadhvi Hemareddy Mallamma Jayanti on May 10 every year.

Hemareddy Mallamma, who is a guide and philosopher of the Veerashaiva Reddy community in Karnataka, was born in the 14th century. An ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, she tranformed the hearts of her cruel in-laws with her sincere devotion to God.

The government has released Rs 69 lakh for observing the jayanti in all district headquarters.

No holiday

However, there will be no government holiday on that day, according to an official notification by the Kannada and Culture department.

Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi? Who will win the battle royale of the Lok Sabha Elections 2019


Get real-time news updates, views and analysis on Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on Deccanherald.com/news/lok-sabha-elections-2019 


Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram with #DHPoliticalTheatre for live updates on the Indian general elections 2019.

Liked the story?

  • 0

    Happy
  • 0

    Amused
  • 0

    Sad
  • 0

    Frustrated
  • 0

    Angry