Minister of Kannada and Culture, Umashree requests Minister R.V Deshpande to reconsider MOU

In this letter Umashree, Minister of Culture and Kannada, informs the Minister R.V Deshpande of the existence and importance of Venkatappa Art Gallery to artists and public and also about the petition by the arts community. And she states further:

‘’We need to make the Karnataka artists realise that encouraging and protecting their interests is our priority. I request you on behalf of Karnataka arts community to understand their anxiety and concern and reconsider the agreement and transfer of the gallery to a private party’’