Bengaluru, April 14: The Folk University in Shiggaon is one of its kind in the entire Country. We are proud about it. Initiative would be taken this year to extend its jurisdiction and reach, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Speaking after inaugurating ‘Rangoli Gardens’, a Model Heritage Art Village near Jakkur he said, man cannot live without culture and heritage. Man is a social being. Language, feelings, morals and art are an integral part of life. All these aspects have been aptly reflected here. People of Bengaluru would get to experience the rural ambience here at Rangoli Garden.
MLA Krishna Byre Gowda in his address appreciated the Heritage Village for creating a cultural model of Northern Karnataka in Bengaluru through this village. Bengaluru needed it.
The man behind the Heritage Village, Raju Kunnur received huge appreciation for his dedication in making his concept a reality. This should be further improved. It should reflect multifaceted traditions and cultures of Karnataka, Byre Gowda said.
Major Industries minister Murugesh Nirani, former MP Manjunath Kunnur and others were present.