“Sharmiste”, a Kannada novel by R.M. Shet, was released by writer R.D. Hegde Almane at Keshwaine Hall here on Monday. Mr. Hegde said that literature should have social responsibility and convey positive message to society. Writer Na.Su. Bharatanahalli presided over the function. Writer Ashok Hasyagar and social worker Vishwanath Sharma Nadguli were present. — Correspondent

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