Bijapur Jnanayogashrama’s Sri Siddeshwara Swamiji released writer K.C. Shivappa’s five poetry collections (Chitta Bhitti, Chitta Vruthi, Chitrambara, Chanbelaku and Chidananda), brought out by Samvahana Prakashana, at a function organised at Shivaratri Rajendra Bhavan in JSS hospital premises in city last evening.

Speaking on the occasion, Siddeshwara Swamiji, likening life to that of continuous travel, said Kannada is a rich and prosperous language, with many scholars contributing their mite for the enrichment of the language.

Regretting that the number of Kannada readers was on the decline, the Swamiji called upon the people to read books and to decipher the richness and beauty of Kannada literature.

Suttur Mutt Seer Sri Shivaratri Deshikendra Swamiji graced the occasion. Litterateur Dejagow, Dr. N.S. Taranath, Prof. Maleyur Guruswamy, Publisher D.N. Lokappa, author K.C. Shivappa and others were present.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore