Mysuru: Kodava Samaja, Brahmagiri Kodava Sangha, Bhagavati Kodava Sangha, Kodava Samaja Cultural and Sports Club and Talacauvery Kshemabhivruddi Sangha together had organised a function at Kodava Samaja premises here yesterday to felicitate District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD).
Speaking on the occasion, Devegowda said that though he had studied only upto 8th standard, he expressed confidence in managing the portfolio of Higher Education as a Minister. He opined that many changes were needed in higher education which will be looked into. He expressed confidence in KSOU getting recognition from UGC.
Claiming that he has a good bonding with Kodagu, Devegowda recalled his long association with former Minister M.C. Nanaiah. He thanked the voters for electing him to power.
Kodava Samaja President B.M. Nanaiah, Kodava Samaja Cultural and Sports Club President M.P. Nanaiah, Vice-President K. Muthappa, Joint Secretary Prakash Belliappa, Talacauvery Kshemabhivruddi Sangha President Sudha Poonacha, Brahmagiri Kodava Sangha President P.S. Bheemaiah, Bhagavati Kodava Sangha President B. Subbaiah, Pommale Kodava Okkuta President M. Mohan Kumar, Kodava Samaja former President Dr. A. Kuttapa, Social activist K.D.Cariappa and others were present.