The Information Department will organise a multi-media campaign in 120 villages in Basavakalyan taluk of the district against social evils and to create awareness about Government schemes.

Folk artistes from Bidar, Gulbarga, Raichur, Koppal, Yadgir and Bellary districts will stage street plays and sing songs to create awareness among village residents about social evils such as the caste system, dowry and the need for vaccination and hygiene.

They would also speak about the various welfare schemes and development programmes of the Government for women, farmers, people in rural areas, SC/STs and other Backward Classes.

The teams would visit 12 villages per day for 10 days.