KARNATAKA

Rs. 100 cr. sought for development board

The district unit of the Akhila Karnataka Vishawakarma Mahasabha will submit a memorandum to the State government, during its second State-level convention to be held in Bengaluru on January 1, demanding that their demands be fulfilled. District president of the mahasabha I.C. Panchal, told presspersons here on Sunday that they wanted the government to sanction Rs. 100 crore for the Vishwakarma Development Board.

He also demanded that a chair be established at Gulbarga University for research on the vachanas of Jagadguru Thinthani Mouneshwara and Kinnara Bhramaiah.