Veteran co-operative leader and social worker R.N. Hegde Gorsagadde will be felicitated at a programme to be held on Friday at Samajmandir at Manchikeri in Yellapur taluk. District in-charge Minister Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri will inaugurate the programme at 10 a.m. Veteran social worker Venkatraman Hegde Honkanakere will felicitate Mr. Hegde. Veteran co-operative leader Heepanalli Seetaram Hegde will preside over the function. Former Minister H.K. Patil will release a souvenir. Former Minister Prabhakar Rane, former MP Devaraya Naik, MLA V.S. Patil, MLC S.L. Gotnekar, former MLA Umesh Bhat and TSS president Shantaram Hegde will be the chief guests. A cultural programme will be held at 6.30 p.m. — Correspondent