SHIMOGA: Mallikarjuna Murugharajendra Swami of Bekkinakalmath said here on Wednesday that there was a need for Veerashaivas to remain united forgetting their internal differences.
Inaugurating the district-level conference of the heads of the Veerashaiva Maths and other prominent leaders of the community in the district, he said Veerashaivas belonging to different sub-sects should overcome internal differences and try to achieve unity in the community.
The swamiji inaugurated the district unit of the Akhila Bharata Veerashaiva Mahasabha. State secretary of the mahasabha K.N. Puttabuddhi, was the chief guest.
State secretary of the mahasabha V.S. Bagi and former MLA H.M. Chandrasekharappa spoke. General Secretary of the district unit of the mahasabha Rudramuni welcomed the gathering.