Vedantha Hemmige, who was a bundle of energy throughout his life for any movement, was a model politician too, said former MLC D. Madegowda.

He was presiding over a programme organised at the Freedom Fighters Park premises in Subbarayanakere grounds here yesterday to mark the 2nd death anniversary of freedom fighter Vedantha Hemmige.

Madegowda pointed out that Hemmige was an amicable person for every one who had a fighting spirit even in distress situations. He regretted that money was ruling the society now.

Freedom fighter Revanna, speaking on the occasion, recalled that Hemmige was instrumental in holding the Freedom Fighters’ Association members together during a period of dissidence. He added that Hemmige had all the qualities of a true leader who never showed pride even when he was a legislator.

Freedom Fighters’ Association President D.N. Jagadish, working President Dr. M.G. Krishnamurthy, Secretary M.R. Ramasesh, District Kannada Sahitya Parishat President M. Chandrashekar, FPA India President Maddikere Gopal, Bhargavi Hemmige (daughter-in-law of late Hemmige), Prof. P.V. Nanjaraj Urs, former Mayor Purushotham and others were present.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore