Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar and the previous Minister H.Ok. Patil have mourned the demise of poet and activist Siddalingaiah.
Mr. Shettar in his condolence message mentioned that Siddalingaiah had created consciousness among the many exploited class by means of his works and programmes. Siddalingaiah was additionally legislator who understood the importance of democratic debate, he mentioned.
In a condolence message, Mr. Patil recalled his affiliation with Siddalingaiah within the Legislative Council and mentioned that he used to provide you with new concepts and views throughout debates within the Higher Home of the Legislature.
Siddalingaiah gave new dimension to the Dalit Bandaya motion within the State and in addition Kannada literature. His demise is a superb loss to the Kannada literary world. In his demise, the State has misplaced an activist and a fighter who grew up imbibing the values of Ambedkar, Periyar and Lohia, Mr. Patil mentioned.