Mangaluru: Former Bharat Co-operative Bank Chairman, Billava Mahamandala Founder president and Kudroli Shree Gokarnanatha Temple Development Committee President, Jaya C Suvarna died in Mumbai on Wednesday.
He was 82 and is survived his wife and four sons.
Suvarna was also a hotelier in Mumbai, and was known to be active in various fields including social, educational and religious fields and was the driving force behind the development of Bharat Co-operative Bank in Mumbai. He was a close aide of former Union Minister and Senior Billawa Leader B Janardhana Poojary.
He also played a key role in the construction of Billawa Bhavan in Mumbai and Billawa Mahamandala Bhavan, Mulki.