Orthopaedic surgeon and writer S.S. Gubbi has been elected unanimously as president of the Gulbarga district unit of the Kannada Vaidya Sahitya Parishat, for the third successive term. According to a press note, the office-bearers elected on Tuesday for a three-year term are as follows — Rajashree Vishwanath Reddy, vice-president; S.B. Kamareddy, treasurer; Nirmala P. Hiremath and M. Sadanand, deputy secretaries; and S.S. Hiremath, secretary. Nirmala Rampure, Annapurana Hogade, S.G. Ghanate, Ranganath Katti and B.S. Desai were elected to the executive committee. President of the Kannada Sahitya Parishat Mahipal Reddy Munnur and Indian Medical Association Gulbarga chapter president S.N. Patil were nominated as ex-officio members. — Special Correspondent

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