Bengaluru. Feb 27.Former Chief Minister KC Reddy’s life is a guiding light for the present young leaders, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
KC Reddy, the first Chief Minister of the State was a leader with a vision. The erstwhile Mysore province and Karnataka State could be built because of the strong foundation laid by able administrar KC Reddy. His principles, ideals, values in public life and the commitment to redress grievances of the people are an inspiration for all. He laid emphasis for eradication of regional and social imbalances, Bommai said in his address after paying floral tributes to Reddy’s statue on his death anniversary.
KC Reddy’s ideals are inspirational
Hailing from the Kolar district, KC Reddy had a scientific bent of mind. He was instrumental in getting the Union government to set up major public sector industries like BHEL, BEML and HAL in Bengaluru. It helped the State to emerge as a leader in IT, BT sector. KC Reddy’s ideals in life are inspirational for all, Bommai said.
Replying to a question Bommai said that action has been taken to install a bronze statue of the late Chief Minister.