Chitradurga, Feb. 17: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai got emotional at the Taralabalu Hunnime Mahotsav as the Mutt honoured the spouses of soldiers who laid down their life in defending the nation.
As the Seer and the Chief Minister honoured the wives of martyred soldiers, Bommai’s eyes welled up and he was seen wiping his tears.
The mutt presented cheques of Rs. 50,000 each for wives of martyred soldiers. In all 9 families were honoured. The Chief Minister got emotional as he listened to the background narration of the valour of the soldiers and their family background.
The families presented a memorandum seeking redressal of their grievances and the Chief Minister assuring speedy action handed it over to the Deputy Commissioner of Chitradurga.