Special Correspondent

GULBARGA: Siddamma Kanta (92), mother of former Labour Minister and senior Janata Dal (Secular) leader S.K. Kanta, died here on Monday evening. Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda were among those who condoled the death of Siddamma. Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly N. Dharam Singh, KPCC president Mallikarjun Kharge reached Gulbarga on Tuesday and paid their respects. Later, the body of Siddamma was buried at the Siddartha Burial Grounds.