The MLA instead dispersed his ashes among the coconut trees in front of Rameshwara Temple on the riverbank and near his house.
Doreswamy had a clear vision when it came to fighting against the establishment for the betterment of society.
For the past 78 years, freedom fighter lent his voice to various pro-people agitations
Justice Santosh Hegde, former Supreme Court judge and former Lokayukta of Karnataka, recalls his association with Gandhian HS Doreswamy, who passed away on Wednesday.
He took part in the Quit India movement and was in jail for 14 months. Post imprisonment, he worked as a journalist. After independence, he was into activism.