Bengaluru. Jan 21.
State government is doing its duty in the form of Thrividha Dasoha of providing Anna(food), Ashraya(shelter) and Akshara(education) for the deprived, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Speaking to media persons before heading to participate in the ‘Dasoha Dina’ at Tumakuru Siddaganga Mutt he said, “Siddaganga Mutt has heralded a culture of Dasoha(charity) in Karnataka. Sri Shivakumara Swamiji has followed the ideals of Basaveshwara in letter and spirit. State government has decided to celebrate Dasoha Day in Siddaganga Mutt. Our government is treading the path shown by the great seer. The rice quota per head has been raised from 4kg to 5kg. Ragi and Jowar are also being distributed according to the food habits of the region.
State government has undertaken Vidya Dasoha(educational charity) by providing scholarships for children of construction workers and farmers. A massive housing project is being implemented. About 5 lakh houses are being constructed,” Bommai said.