Mysuru: “COVID-19 has made people confront with the true uncertainty of human existence and vulnerability of human life,” opined Dr. C.P. Krishnakumar (CPK), renowned Kannada writer. He was speaking after releasing the book ‘ಕರುಣೆಯಿಲ್ಲದ ಕೊರೊನಾ’ (Karune illada Corona) authored by Dr. Gunavantha Manjunath at a programme organised by Daksha PU College, promoted by Global Education Trust, on Nov. 7 at Daksha PU College premises in Hootagalli Industrial Area, Hunsur Road, Mysuru.
Dr. CPK opined that Coronavirus has shown us how terrible it is really to waste our lives, embroiled in endless battles for wealth, status and power.
P. Jayachandra Raju, Chairman, Global Education Trust, stated that pandemic has revealed a vast sea of kindness and benevolence in our communities around the world and also led to countless act of selfless heroism.
Kannada writers like Dr. Sathish Javaregowda, Govindahalli Krishnegowda, Malathi Mysuru and Mysuru Ramananda (Theatre artistes), Suresh Gold (Lions Club) and Sherin Suma (Mrs. Karnataka-2019) were the special invitees.
A short movie ‘ಪುಣ್ಯಾವತಿ’ (Punyavathi) directed by Dr. Gunavantha Manjunath was screened on the occasion with the message of organ donation.
Teachers and Professors were honoured with ‘Sneha Ratna’ Awards for their Best Educational Leadership qualities and dedicated service to students.