Kalasuruchi, a cultural institution in Mysuru, Karnataka have been conducting story sessions called Kathe Kelona Banni (Come, Let us hear Stories) for children every Saturday since Feb 3, 2007 at Suruchi Rangamane. The first story session was held by Bhargavi Narayan. People from various walks of life are invited to tell stories mainly in Kannada, even though they have had a few English sessions. They have held 439 such sessions as of June 30, 2015. Targeted at children in the 6-13 age group, the programme is co-ordinated by Dr HK Ramanath and Nagaraj K, under the leadership of Vijaya Sindhuvalli.