Photo: Ashok Belman
Dubai/Sharjah; Dec 01: Sharjah Karnataka sangha has organized an annual picnic day for the members of the sangha, their families and relatives and friends on Nov 29, Friday in Sharjah National park. Along with the picnic, children’s day and Karnataka Rajyotsava have also been celebrated. It was a special and memorable day for the people, who participated in the picnic programme.All the people who came, actively, enthusiastically participated in the programme.
Sharp at 11.00 am in the morning, traditionally along with the prayer, programme was launched. As a special guest of honor Sarvothama Shetty, president of Abudhabi Karnataka Sangha, Sangha’s patron Mark Dennis D’Souza, Sadan Das convener of Kannada Koota, Yoga master Omkar Anand and Namma Tuluver’s new convener Sudhakar Alva have participated.
Satish Poojary, president of Karnataka Sangha Sharjah, while welcoming the members, said that by participating freely in this three- in -one programme, requested the members to make this programme a grand success.
Sarvothama Shetty in his address gave some vital informations about 58th Karnataka Rajyotsava to the members gathered and wished the programme a grand success.
Yoga master Omkar Anand by sharing his yoga experience and benefits of yoga with patron Mark Dennis D’Souza, demonstrated some simple yoga postures along with the members gathered before the commencement of games. This has given an encouragement and new energy to the participants of the games. Rajesh Kuthar, member of the sangha successfully conducted the sports programme.
Four teams of the members who gathered in the park have been formed with one leader in each team. The teams have been named as Kittur Rani Chennamma, Veera Madhakari Nayak, Sangolli Rayanna and Veera Rani Abbakka and with this naming of the teams, various games competitions were held.
With the active participation of children and ladies, sports contests became very successful and added new glamour to the programme.
After the delicious and palatable food in the afternoon, housy- housy game was played and winners have been suitably rewarded by Shantarama Acharya, secretary of the sangha.
Herman Louis, managing director of Radio spice,Sangha’s patron Mark Dennis D’Souza,Satish Poojary,president of the sangha,Satish Venkataramana,Harish Bangera,Usha Vishwanath Shetty,Rajani jeevan Kuckiyan have distributed the prizes to the winners of various games.
SatishVenkataramana,Chilly Willy,Praveen shetty,MD Fortune groups of hotels, Harish Sherigar,MD ACME building materials trading LLC,Yadhava Kotian of Emirates refinery oil company,Vasu Shetty of Britannia company and Swarna Satish of Scholar stationery have sponsored the prizes.
Vishwanath Shetty, committee member thanked all the members, committee members, sponsors for their whole hearted support and those who have helped directly or indirectly in making this programme a grand success.
The day’s programme was concluded with the vote of thanks by Vishwanath Shetty.