Puneeth Rajkumar Honoured By Karnataka Government! Late Actor’s Wife Expresses Gratitude For Naming A Road After Him-REPORTS!
Puneeth Rajkumar’s wife Ashwini has now thanked the state government and CM Basavaraj S Bommai for the honour
Puneeth Rajkumar’s demise left an unfilling void in the hearts of his fans and closed ones. The Karnataka Government paid homage to the legendary actor after renaming the Ring Road in Bengaluru as Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar Road. The late actor’s wife Ashwini has now thanked the state government and CM Basavaraj S Bommai for the honour. ALSO READ | Puneeth Rajkumar’s Lessons On His Achievements To be Included In School Syllabus Announces Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai-REPORTS
Taking to her Instagram handle, Ashwini shared a post that read: “Our heartfelt gratitude for the government of Karnataka, especially Sri, Basavarak S Bommai, honorable chief minister of Karnataka, for dedicating the 12 Kms Ring Road from Nayandahalli Junction to Vega City Mall Junction as ‘Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar Road’ in honour of Appu. I am enormously indebted to all in the State government, the Karnataka Film Chamber, the film fraternity, and the innumerable fans for keeping Appu alive among us in myriad ways.”
As per ABP, the government recently the proposal to name the street of Mysuru Road to Banner Ghatta Road after Puneeth Rajkumar.
In 2022, Bengaluru University included a lesson in the 'Vaanijya Kannada - 3' textbook prescribed for B.Com students on the late superstar. The lesson is a chapter culled out from 'Neene Rajakumara' book written by journalist Sharanu Hullur.
Meanwhile, Puneeth’s fans have demanded to include his life story and philanthropic activities in school textbooks as they serve as an inspiration.
The actor is known to have supported social causes and generously contributed to charities and foundations. Puneeth supported 26 orphanages, 16 old age homes, and 19 gushalas. He even ran Shakti Dhama, a shelter for homeless women and girls. He supported thousands of girl students.
He passed away on October 29, 2021, after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 46 years old. ALSO READ | Kannada Superstar Puneeth Rajkumar Dies Due To Cardiac Arrest At 46; Tributes Pour In
Image Source: Instagram