Special Correspondent

SHIMOGA: H.D. Chandrappa Gowda, writer on medical issues, was formally invited on Saturday to preside over the district-level Kannada Sahitya Sammelan scheduled to be held here next month.

The former Minister K.S. Eshwarappa felicitated Mr. Chandrappa Gowda at his residence by presenting a shawl and garland.

President of the district unit of the Kannada Sahitya Parishat D. Manjunath, Assistant Director of Kannada and Culture N. Harikumar, former principal J.L. Padmanabh and secretary Shivamurthy were present.