Karnataka

Simple Sangolli Utsav

Deputy Commissioner M.G. Hiremath welcoming Veera Jyoti brought by villagers to Sangolli on Wednesday.

Deputy Commissioner M.G. Hiremath welcoming Veera Jyoti brought by villagers to Sangolli on Wednesday.

Sangolli Utsav, organised in honour of Sangolli Rayanna, a freedom fighter of the 19th century, was celebrated in a simple manner in Sangolli village of Belagavi district on Wednesday, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Deputy Commissioner M.G. Hiremath inaugurated a primary health centre in Sangolli, the native village of Rayanna.

The Deputy Commissioner paid his respects to Rayanna, a lieutenant of Kittur Rani Channamma who led a war against the British in 1824. He welcomed the Veera Jyoti lamp and unfurled the Nandi Dhwaja flag.

Member of Legislative Assembly Mahantesh Koujalgi and others were present.


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