Two women elected representatives were represented by their husbands at the launch of Kshreera Bhagya programme at Deve Gowda Nagar here on Thursday.
Moganna, husband of Hassan Taluk Panchayat member Sukanya, and Moganna Gowda, husband of Hassan Zilla Panchayat member Subhadra, occupied chairs on the dais on behalf of their wives, who did not make it to the event.
H.C. Chidanand, Deputy Director of Women and Child Development, who welcomed the guests, said Mr. Moganna and Mr. Moganna Gowda were attending the programme on behalf of their wives. Both of them accepted bouquets offered by officials and occupied the chairs.
H.S. Prakash, Hassan MLA, launched of the programme by offering cups of milk to schoolchildren. The event was organised jointly by the departments of Public Instruction and Women and Child Development.