DHARWAD: Former Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly B.S. Yeddyurappa has urged the government to develop the home of Jnanpith recipient writer Da. Ra. Bendre as a national memorial.
He was speaking at the Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana here.
Develop ‘Sree Matha’ home of Dattatreya Ramachandra Bendre, popularly known as Da Ra Bendre, as national memorial. Politicians play an important role in promoting language and culture. It is their responsibility to support every endeavour of Kannada institutions for protecting the language”, Yeddyurappa said.