Dr D Veerendra Heggade said, “It is possible to lead a happy contented life, if someone does not fall prey to the addictions. Addictions spoil the life and personality. In order to develop a healthy society, it is important that the people practice the civilized and cultured lifestyle.

He was speaking after launching the state level programme held at SDM College, Ujire jointly organised by Akhila Karnataka Janajagruti Vedike, SDM Educational Society, Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP), sponsored by Karnataka Rajya Madhyapana Sayyama Mandali.