Published: 02nd January 2019
Students enjoy two-day holiday in Hubballi and Dharwad as teachers and school buses get busy with Kannada Lit Fest
Close to one lakh people are expected on the inaugural day which will have a grand procession in the morning
The education institutions in Hubballi and Dharwad will remain closed during the upcoming Kannada Sahitya Sammlena as teachers are part of various committees and school buses have been taken over as well. Announcing this at Dharwad, Deputy Commissioner, Deepa Cholan said that an order has been passed declaring holidays for two days on January 4 and 5 during the literature festival.
The administration is also taken over transport vehicles of the school, hence there was no choice but declare the schools holiday. "Five of our school buses have been taken over by the administration. Our teachers too are working on different committees. We are planning to take few select children to Sammelana for attending the sessions," said a school principal in Hubballi. Deshpande Visits Venue District in charge R V Deshpande visited the venue of Sammelana on Tuesday and held discussions with committee heads.
He said that the sammelana is being organised in North Karnataka region and the experts will be throw light on the problems in the region along with solutions. "The government will consider such suggestions seriously and make the sincere efforts to implement the same," he said.
The Sammelana will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Kumaraswamy on January 4 at UAS campus in Dharwad and president of the Sammelana Chandrashekar Kambar will deliver the presidential address. Close to one lakh people are expected on the inaugural day which will have a grand procession in the morning. Its said that several faculty members have been deployed for the duties at Sammelana and some of them have also been made part of committees.