Bangalore October 13: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that Kittur Rani Channamma, Tipu Sultan are inspiration to fight for self-respect.
He was speaking after the launch of Kittur Utsav’s Jyoti Yatra organized by the Department of Kannada and Culture and Belagavi District Administration.
Kittur Channamma was a fierce queen who challenged the huge British army with her small army. Kittur Utsava and Jayantsova were started during my first term as Chief Minister, to introduce her courage and ideals to the youth and today's generation, the CM explained.
Public Works Minister Satish Jarakiholi, Kittur MLA Babasaheb Patil, Dharwad Rural MLA Vinay Kulkarni, Bailahongala MLA Mahantesha Kaujalagi, Chief Minister's Political Secretary Govindaraju were present.