Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has expressed his happiness at the nomination of Dr. D Veerendra Heggade,Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala,as member of Rajya Sabha.
The Chief Minister in a media release congratulated Dr.Heggade and expressed the confidence that his immense work and experience in rural development,education,health and women’s empowerment sectors would raise the quality of the debates in parliament.
Bommai conveyed his gratitude to Prime Minister Modi for recommending a highly deserving personality like Dr.Heggade for Rajya Sabha.
The Chief Minister has also congratulated other nominees- Olympian Athlete PT Usha,legendary music composer,Ilaiyaraaja and renowned film screenplay writer,KV Vijayendra Prasad–as well.