Zilla panchayat member Kushal Patil Gadagi inaugurated a cultural programme presented by tribal artistes at Aliyambar village on Friday.

He thanked the Department of Information for organising such an event.

A team, led by Geeta Shiraguppa of Bellary, presented skits to create awareness about social evils such as dowry, the Devadasi system and child marriage.

Assistant Director of Information Shafi Saduddin said such programmes would be staged in villages till March 21. — Staff Correspondent

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