Kotathattu Gram Panchayat: Inauguration of 105th birth anniversary of the Jnanpith Award Winner Kota Shivaram Karanth by Medical Education Minister V.S. Acharya; presentation of "Karanth Huttura Prashasti" (Karanth Birthplace Award) to the former Lokayukta N. Venkatachala by writer N. D'Souza, Kota, 3.30 p.m.
District Administration: Programmes to mark Suvarna Samskriti Dibbanna; seminar on unification of Karnataka; noted literary critic G. Rajashekar, scholars Janardhan Marvanthe, U. Maheshwari, I.V. Bhat, A.S.N. Hebbar, and Meti Mudiyappa participate; Town Hall, 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.; light music programme, followed by saxophone recital by Anjali Shanbhag and Akshata, Town Hall, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
A.V. Baliga Memorial Hospital: World Mental Health Day celebrations, valedictory function, district surgeon Dayanand Naik, professor of Psychiartry, Kasturba Medical College Sripati Bhat, guests; Nutan Ravindra Mantap,
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sri Krishna Math: Religious discourses by scholars, Rajangana, 5.30 p.m.