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Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (SP)
Mangalore, Apr 21: Works relating to the construction of ‘Tulu Bhavan’ being built by Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy were initiated near Lord Mahaganapati Temple in Urwa store in the city on Saturday April 21.
State assembly speaker, N Yogish Bhat, MP, Nalin Kumar Kateel, city deputy mayor, Amitakala, academy president, Umanath Kotian, and others were present at a function organized for the purpose.
The proposal of the academy to have its own Tulu Bhavan is being realized after several years.
With the acquisition of spacious premises, the academy will be free to expand its horizons and serve Tulu better, those present at the function felt.
At present, Tulu Academy functions from rented premises in the city corporation building at Lalbagh here.