KARNATAKA

Former Mayor convenes meeting on PG centre

Staff Correspondent

Belgaum: Veteran Kannada leader and the former Mayor Siddangouda Patil has convened a meeting of prominent leaders of different political parties and representatives of social and Kannada organisations at Kannada Sahitya Bhavan here on Tuesday at 5.30 p.m. to elicit their opinion on upgrading Kittur Rani Chennamma Postgraduate Centre of Karnatak University at Bhootaramanahatti to an independent university

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Meanwhile, Kannada Rakshana Vedike activists and members of other Kannada organisations staged a demonstration in front of Vidhana Soudha on Monday in support of the demand to upgrade the centre to an independent university, and submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister.