The Karnataka government is considering introducing the life story of late Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar in schools to promote humanitarian activities among children.
Puneeth’s life in the textbook
According to the reports, Many communities and people had written to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Education department demanding the government to have a chapter on Puneeth’s life in the textbook of 4th or 5th-grade students.
To this, Education Minister B.C Nagesh has reacted positively. He guaranteed that a decision would be taken in this respect after discussing the matter with the government.
Puneeth is a national award winner and had become a superstar at a very young age. During his career timeline, he undertook a lot of social services and had become a role model for many people.
Appu’s humanitarian activities
Reportedly, the actor had been running 26 orphanages, 19 goshalas, 16 old-age homes and helped over 4,800 children from the economically weaker sections.
Bengaluru South District BJP President N.R. Ramesh had also written to the Education Minister, urging the government to include Puneeth’s life history in the school syllabus.
Puneeth died on October 29 last year after suffering from a massive heart attack. He is survived by his wife Ashwini and two daughters. His last movie ‘James’ was released on March 17 and received a massive opening at the box office.
The entire Indian Film industry and people from across the country relished the charitable activities of the late actor which came to light only after his death.