Karnataka rename baad village

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Hubli, Nov 16 (UNI) Chief Minister B S Yaddyurappa today declared that Baad, the birth place of great philosopher Kanakadasa, in Haveri district will be renamed as 'Kanakana Baad' to make it a pilgrimage as well as tourist centre.

Talking to newsmen here he said that many seers have appealed him to rename the village and it will be decided in the next Cabinet meeting.

He said that the government will rebuild the Kanaka Palace the basic structure of which was found during the recent excavations.

More financial aid will be provided to build a good library, a community hall and make it more attractive for the tourists.

He said that North Karnataka will get a new fillip during his regime as Chief Minister and urged the cooperation of the people.

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