Mangaluru, Jan 13, 2020: District In-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary after laying the foundation stone for Brahmasri Narayana Guru Adhyayana Peetha building at Mangalore University (MU) campus in Mangalagangothri on Jan 12, Sunday; said saint reformer Brahmasri Narayana Guru fought against untouchability and launched the campaign to eradicate inequality in society. “Narayana Guru heralded a social revolution in the country. His preachings are relevant even to this day,” Poojary said.
The minister promised to facilitate the release of Rs. 1 crore for the completion of the building. Rajya Sabha Member B K Hariprasad said the youth in Dakshina Kannada should work towards promoting harmony in society. “Jyotiba Phule, Narayana Guru, Ambedkar fought against discrimination. There is a need for a study on such great personalities,” he
Balyottu Vikhyathananda Swami blessed said Narayana Guru during his visit to Sri Lanka, started night schools for the welfare of poor Tamilians there.
MLA U T Khader said none of the study chairs in Mangalore University has its own building. He said there was a need to spread the principles of Narayana Guru through research works.
Mangalore University Vice Chancellor Prof P S Yadapadithaya presided over the programme.