500,000 Kannadigas Sing, Promote Kannada

To promote the Kannada language, Basavaraj Bommai’s Bharatiya Janata Party government hosted an unusual musical programme on Thursday, October 28.

Half a million Kannadigas across the state simultaneously sang three songs at iconic tourist attractions as part of the Karnataka government’s Kannada Rajyotsava celebrations.

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IMAGE: Ministers, bureaucrats, government employees and citizens sing along in Bengaluru. All Photographs: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo


IMAGE: The Kannada Sanskriti Vibhava event was organised by the Karnataka department of Kannada and culture.


IMAGE: Karnataka Minister for Kannada and Culture V Sunil Kumar with traffic policemen sings along.


IMAGE: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai chose to sing in Hubballi.


Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/ Rediff.com


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