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Karnataka government to airlift body of Ambarish to his hometown Mandya in Military helicopter

Karnataka government to airlift body of Ambarish to his hometown Mandya in Military helicopter

Manyda,Nov 25 (UNI) Karnataka government has requested the Indian armed forces to provide a military helicopter to shift the body of Congress leader and former union minister Ambarish who died in in Bengaluru on November 24 night.

This would enable the people of the sugar district to pay their last respect the departed leader, government sources said.

Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy who was in touch with union defence minister Nirmala Sitaraman had sought a military helicopter to airlift the body to Mandya. The centre had agreed to provide military helicopter to use left the body from Bengaluru.

The death of the Congress leader has come as a shock to the people of Mandya district, where he was affectionately called “Mandyada Gandu” for many decades.

The district administration has geared up to receive body and made arrangements for the public view today.

The icon of the Kannada film industry was a native of Doddarasinakere, Maddur taluk. Hucche Gowda and Padmamma of Doddarasinakere were his parents.

The legendary violin maestro, T. Chowdaiah, popularly known as ‘Pitilu Chowdaiah’, was his grandfather.

Security has been intensified at different places across the district following his death.


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