Mangalore, May 19: The life of Dr. K. Nagappa Alva, now easily accessible, will greatly influence society, said Home Minister Dr. V. S. Acharya after inaugurating the event and releasing the biography of Dr. K Nagappa Alva, written by Raghu Shettigar, at the Town Hall on May 19, Wednesday. He appreciated the great study and research done by Shettigar to create the biography of this great personality.
Speaking about the greatness of Dr. Nagappa Alva, the home minister said that he had established a strict code of conduct for his employees and stressed the importance of health and education development. District-in-charge Minister Krishna J. Palemar inaugurated the Nagappa Alva’s photo exhibition and said that he was proud to belong to the same constituency that Dr. Nagappa Alva contested from. He also called upon modern politicians to accept guidance from the lives of the politicians of the past, who had to work efficiently before the ever watchful eyes of the media.
District-in-charge Minister Krishna J. Palemar felicitated Mohandev Alva, the son of late Dr. Nagappa Alva.
K Amarnath Shetty, former minister, spoke briefly about the life and career of Dr. Alva. MLA M. Narayana Swamy, the president of the library subcommittee of Karnataka Vidhanamandal welcomed the guests and gathering. Veeranna Matthikatti, the chairman of Karnataka Legislative Council, presided over the function.
Mayor Rajani Dugganna, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, MLA U. T. Khader, MLA Ramanath Rai, MLA Capt Ganesh Karnik, Member of the Library Sub Committee Suresh Gowda, and MLA Prof. P. V. Krishna Bhat were the dignitaries on the dais.