Kannada film producer Munirathna has been elected as the new President of the Kannada Film Producer Association (KFPA). The elections for the KFPA were held on Sunday afternoon and the producer has beaten his nearest rival Ba. Ma. Harish with a big margin of 78 votes.
In the elections for the president of the KFPA, Munirathna received 131 votes while Ba Ma Harish managed to get 53 votes. After he won the election, the producer addressed the media and said that his priority was to work for the welfare of Kannada film producers. He said, “I want to restore the dignity of the film producers."
Meanwhile, the elections for the posts of Vice President and Secretary were also held on the same day. Producers A Ganesh and Surappa Babu were elected as the Vice President and the Secretary of the Association. Candidates for the post of Joint Secretary, Treasurer and eight executive committee were elected unanimously after the other contestants withdrew their candidature in time.