Staff Correspondent

Madikeri: Programmes such as humour show and release of a souvenir will feature in the first Kannada Sahitya Sammelan of Virajpet taluk in Kodagu, president of the Virajpet unit of Kannada Sahitya Parishat B.G. Raghunath Naik said here on Thursday.

Humour artistes, Richard Lewis and Mysore Anand, would present the humour show, Mr. Naik told presspersons. The event would be held at the Cauvery Kalyana Mantap in Virajpet town. Sri Shantamallikarjuna Swamy of Arameri Kalancheri Math, near Virajpet, will attend. Mr. Naik will preside over the function. Virajpet MLA H.D. Basavaraj, who is also the president of the sammelan samiti, would release a souvenir, he said. Other guests include, Vidwan Keshava Bhat, Madikeri MLA K.G. Bopaiah and president of the Kodagu Kannada Sahitya Parishat T.P. Ramesh.