Mysuru: Karnataka Rajya Nayakara Hitharakshana Vedike had organised a seminar on ‘Sri Maharshi Valmiki Sahitya’ at Rotary Hall on JLB Road here yesterday.
Inaugurating the seminar, Karnataka State Tribal Research Centre Director Dr. T.T. Basavana Gowda opined that Maharshi Valmiki could be rated as one of the top poets in the world and suggested that the Nayaka community should be made aware of the history and literature of Valmiki. He said that Ramayana epic was a great contribution of Valmiki. He added that such seminars would throw light on the history and great works of Valmiki and suggested such awareness programmes at hoblis, villages and districts.
Valmiki Credit Co-op. Society President Kempanayaka, Yuvaraja College Assistant Professor Dr. J. Rajesh, Mandya Nayakara Sangha President M. Srinivas, Vedike State President Dyavappa Nayaka and others were present.