BS Yediyurappa orders setting up of Karnataka Veerashaiva- Lingayat Development Corporation
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on ordered the formation of a corporation for all-round development of the politically-influential Veerashaiva Lingayat community in the state.
Yediyurappa, who himself belongs to the community, issued an order for constituting the Karnataka Veerashaiva-Lingayat Development Corporation (KVLDC) with immediate effect.
“The state has a huge population of Veerashaiva- Lingayats, of which there are people who are economically, socially and educationally backward. “Since there is a need to set Karnataka Veerashaiva- Lingayat Development Corporation for the all-round development of this community, it is ordered to immediately set up this corporation,” the Chief Minister said in his order.