Addressing a press meet in Madikeri, Cauvery Sena District convener, Ravi Changappa informed that the statue of martyr Major Mangerira Chinnappa Muthanna will be unveiled on December 9th in front of Cauvery Kalakshethra (Town Hall) in Madikeri.
Lt.General (retd) C.N. Somanna will unveil the statue.
The circle opposite the Town Hall has already been named after the “Shaurya Chakra” awardee. Air Marshal (retd) K.C. Cariappa and Brigadier (retd) K.A. Muthanna will be the Chief guests. The statue is being erected at a cost of Rs. eight lakhs. Sculptor Manjunath Acharya of Beetikatte in Somwarpet had sculpted the statue.