Basava Jayanti celebrations, conferring of ‘Basava Ratna’ award on Dr. M. Raju, M.D. KRIDL, Bengaluru; Dr. C.N. Manjunath, Director, Jayadeva Institute of Cardio Vascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru; A.T. Ranganath, Veteran Kannada activist from Bengaluru, Dr. Sharada Channabasappa, social worker from Bengaluru, H.V. Rajeev, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan icon from Mysuru and Dhananjaya, noted cine actor; Assembly Speaker K.B. Koliwad inaugurates, District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa presides, Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji graces the occasion, Dr. Shivarathri Rajendra auditorium, JSS Hospital premises, 5 pm.