Correspondent

Sirsi: To provide additional and promotional information on agriculture and horticulture comprehensive development, a three-day Krishi Mela and flower and fruits exhibition will be inaugurated here on Saturday under the auspices of the district Agriculture and Horticulture departments along with Kadamba Charitable Foundation, Sirsi, Swarnavalli Krishi Prathisthan and Kadamba Marketing Society.

Progressive farmers, researchers and experts will participate in the mela. “Samvada” (discussions) with farmers will also be held, according to Uttara Kannada Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer V.G. Turumuri here on Wednesday.

The mela will be inaugurated by district in-charge Minister Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri. Uttara Kannada Zilla Panchayat president L.V. Shanbhag will preside over the inaugural funciton. Sri Gangadharendra Saraswati of Sonda Swarnavalli Math will attend the function.

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