Karnataka Sahitya Sammelana

Kannada enthusiasts throng Mysuru for Sahitya Sammelana

President of 83rd Kannada Sahitya Sammela Chandrashekara Patil flaged off the procession in Mysuru at Palace permisess on Friday. Kannada Sahitya Parishat State president Manu Baligar and Leela Patil were present. PHOTO: M.A.SRIRAM   | Photo Credit: M.A.Sriram

Scores of Kannada literary enthusiasts have descended on Mysuru to participate in the 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Parishat at the Maharaja College Grounds.

Sammelana President and poet Chandrashekar Patil and his wife were taken on Friday in a grand procession from Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at the Palace gate to the main Sammelana venue. Kannada Sahitya Parishat State President Manu Baligar accompanied them.

A large number of Kannada enthusiasts carrying Kannada flags, and folk and cultural troupes joined the procession, adding grandeur to the 5-km long procession.

The inaugural function, which was scheduled at 11 a.m., has been delayed. Singers have been entertaining the waiting crowds with Kannada songs, including folk and bhavageethe.

Earlier, three flags – national flag, Kannada flag and the Sahitya Parishat flag – were unfurled at the entrance of Mahamantap at the main venue.

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