Mangaluru, Apr 05, 2018: The confusion over the authorship of the poem penned to create voter awareness on behalf of the District SVEEP Committee has ended with Yakshagana Bhagavatha and the singer of the song Patla Satish Shetty issuing a clarification.
Shetty has said that he had lent his voice for the song after compering the music for the song as per the request of DK ZP CEO and District SVEEP Committee Chairman Dr M R Ravi.
He said the original song was penned by Dr M R Ravi who sent it to him and that he has used the pallavi or the first two lines of the song which has been completed by using the lyrics penned by another writer Kadri Navaneeth Shetty. The song has the lyrics of both MR Ravi and Kadri Navaneeth Shetty, clarified Patla Satish Shetty.
Lack of communication was the reason for the confusion as to who authored the song, Patla Satish Shetty further stated.