MLA, M. C. Managuli laid to rest with full state honor

SINDGI; 29 Jan: The last rites of Former Minister and JD(S) MLA, M. C. Managuli were performed with full state honor on Friday in the presence of several tall leaders of the State as he was laid to rest in Sindgi, his native town.

Managuli (85) breathed his last in a private hospital in Bengaluru in the early hours of Thursday after complained of breathing problem on January 9.

He was first taken to Gulbarga but when his condition did not improve, he has airlifted to Bengaluru for further treatment. The Former Minister however did not respond to the treatment and died.

His body was brought to Sindgi, his native place where the body was kept at H. G. PU College of Commerce ground for the people to pay their last respect to the departed leader.

A sea of humanity had gathered at the ground and also during the procession.

Former Chief Minister,  H. D. Kumaraswamy, Former Minister H. D. Revanna, MLAs, MPs and gamut of leaders of North Karnataka region had arrived to pay homage to Managuli who was considered the oldest legislator of Karnataka when he died.

Expressing grief over the death, Kumaraswamy recalled Managuli’s strong friendship with his father,  H. D. Deve Gowda. He said that the JD(S) has lost a strong leader and staunch loyal of the party.

Since Managuli was MLA, as per the government protocol, state honor was by police that fired in the air as mark of respect to the department legislator.

Managuli left behind innumerable fan and supporters. Known for his simple living and non controversial nature, he had made name for himself among the common people and leaders across the party lines.

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