Staff Correspondent

HUBLI: Many teachers and those who retired after several years of teaching were felicitated on the occasion of Teachers’ Day in the twin cities of Hubli-Dharwad on Wednesday.

At Hubli, Revenue Minister Jagadish Shettar and MP from Dharwad North Pralhad Joshi felicitated the teachers and emphasised their role in nation building.

Retired teachers M.M. Jogannavar, K.S. Dollin, Badiger, Karilingannavar and Francis were among those who were felicitated.

In Dharwad, Commissioner of Collegiate Education, Dharwad, A.K. Monnappa and a former teacher of Kannada at Karnatak University A. Murigeppa felicitated the teachers. Sashi Lobogol and Mala Gouraiah were also felicitated.