1. Preparations are on for the first anniversary of Basavaraj Bommai-led BJP government in Karnataka. BJP plans a series of ‘Janotsavas’ to mark the occasion. The opposition Congress, meanwhile, has said the one-year regime is marked by corruption and therefore there ought to be a ‘Bhrashtachara Utsava’ to mark the day.
2. Indian Institute of Science is holding its convocation to confer degrees on students who are graduating this year. Chairman of Odisha Skill Development Authority and co-founder of Mindtree Subroto Bagchi will be the chief guest. Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures Pvt Ltd and co-founder of Infosys, who is also the Chair of IISc’s Council, will be the guest of honour. The event will be held at the IISc campus from 11 a.m. onwards.
3. Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bengaluru, in association with National Center for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru, is organising a travelling exhibition titled ‘Seeds of Culture’ on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of VITM. Prof. K. Vijay Raghavan, Professor emeritus, NCBS, is chief guest. The event will be held at VITM premises, Kasturba Road from 11 a.m. onwards.
4. Karnataka State Safai Karmachari Commission, Social Welfare Department and National Law School of India University are jointly organising a State-level consultation on pour