Mangaluru, November 8: The “Alva’s Nudisiri” national conference, which is organised yearly by the Alva’s Education Foundation, Moodbidri will be held at Sundari Anand Alva campus of Alva’s educational institutions in Moodbidri from November 14th for three days.
Dr M Mohan Alva Chairman of Alva’s foundation revealed the details about Alva’s Nudisiri 2014 at Press Club, Mangaluru on Friday November 7th.
Na D’Souza, senior author and social activist, will inaugurate the event by lighting a lamp. The MLA’s and MLC’s will be present during the event.The organizers have selected ‘Nadoja’ Siddalingaiah, senior poet to preside over the literary deliberations of the entire event, said the chairman of the Alvas foundation Dr M Mohan Alva.
The list of achievers for Alvas’s Nudisiri Awards 2014 was also announced. This year the award will be conferred on 11 eminent personalities.
11 nominees namely Dr Sangamesha Savadattimatha, litterateur and researcher, Prof. Vasanth Kushtagi, renowned poet and columnist, Professor H S Shivaprakash, researcher & professor, S Shettar, historia,Dr Malathi Pattanashetty, Poet & story writer, T S Nagabharana actor and director, Professor Heranje Krishna Bhat Sanskrit scholar, Banandoor Kemmpaiah, folk scholar and singer, Mantapa Prabhakar Upadhyay,Yakshagana artiste, Dr Vasundhara Doreswamy,veteran dance guru, Ashwatha Baburaya Acharya, renowned sculptor have been chosen for their contributions in different fields, said Alva.
Over 200 stalls comprising books, snacks and other items are also situated during the event. The students who are willing to participate in this event are requested to carry their college identity cards so that they can avail the free accommodation and food facilities, added Mohan Alva.