Belthangady: MLA Harish Poonja said that it was the Vishwakarma community that added strength to India’s craftsmanship.
He was speaking after inaugurating Vishwakarma Jayanti programme organised by the Taluk Administration at Adalita Soudha here on Saturday September 17.
Vishwakarma community’s contribution to to our country known for its art and culture has been intense. We have, contributed Rs. 55 lakh to vishwakarma community hall in the Taluk and from next year taluk-level Vishwakarma Diwas will be celebrated at Vishwakarma Sabha Bhavan in Laila, he said.
Satish Acharya, Former President of Vishwakarma Sangha, said, “MLA Harish Poonja has extended the cooperation that vishwakarma community has not received by anyone. He has empowered us by giving Rs. 55 lakh to our Sumudaya Bhavana. He also said that many people from our community have been given opportunities in various fields.
Deputy Tahasildar Ravi Kumar, who presided over the function, said that the Vishwakarma Community is the architect of the deity.
First Grade Assistant Hema welcomed the gathering, First Grade Assistant Mrityunjaya presented the vote of thanks and First Graded Assistant Anitha presented the vote of thanks.