Dr Raj contributed a lot to Kannada: Yeddyurappa

Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa said on Saturday that Dr Rajkumar’s contribution to Kannada language and culture was immense.Speaking at Rajkumar’s 82nd birth anniversary celebrations, organised by the state information department, the CM said Dr Rajkumar’s humility and conduct were worth emulating for future generations.“Rajkumar is not alive today.But he will remain with us forever,” he said.The CM said the construction of Rajkumar’s memorial at Kanteerava Studios was in progress.“The state government has already spent Rs 5 crore for the construction of the memorial. The second phase of construction work will begin shortly. All facilities will be provided at the memorial,” he said.

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