Minister Shivalli laid to rest at his native

Minister Shivalli laid to rest at his native

Municipal Administration Minister C S Shivalli, who died of cardiac arrest in Hubballi on Friday, was laid to rest with state honours at his native, Yaraguppi, in Kundagol taluk on Saturday.

People flooded the JSS Vidyapeeth in Kundgol to pay their last respects till late Friday night. At 2 am, the cortege carrying Shivalli’s mortal remains arrived at Yaraguppi.

An emotional Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy offered floral tributes to the departed Congress leader and assured every help to Shivalli’s wife Kusuma and his three children. Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar, former minister Vinay Kulkarni and several leaders expressed their condolences. A large number of people bid a tearful farewell to their departed leader.

The minister’s daughter Roopa appeared for the SSLC examinations at one of the centres in Hubballi. Later, she arrived at Yaraguppi to take part in the last rites.