Bengaluru, April 18: The State government has long term plans of developing Bengaluru as an international Smart City by developing Metro, Suburban Rail, good roads and Satellite Towns, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
The Chief Minister in his address after laying the foundation stone for ‘Masti Bhavan’ said, the economy is being given a boost by developing Bengaluru as an international brand. Bengaluru is the pride of Karnataka and India. Bengaluru is not just about buildings, it should develop in all spheres like good literature, libraries, sports and more. State government is committed to the comprehensive development of Bengaluru. The entire picture of Bengaluru would change by implementing the various development works.
Masti is an asset for Kannada literary world
The proposed Bhavan would host all the activities related to Masti Venkatesha Iyengar. Masti’s literary legacy would be showcased to the next generations through this Bhavan. He was not just the asset of Karnataka, “we want to make him an asset for the entire country,” Bommai said.
Kannada literature has the distinction of bagging the highest Jnanpith awards in the country. The contribution of Kannada literature to mankind is immense,he said.