Christmas Sowardhakuta was celebrated on 25th December at 5pm at Paladka Church community hall. The programme began with a reading from the Bible and a prayer. Children presented a prayer dance.
Denis D’Mello welcomed the guests and gathering. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues presented flower bouquet to the guests.
Mr. Abhayachandra Jain, MLA and Minister of Youth affairs and Fisheries, Mr. Shankarnarayan Rao, Mr. Sulaiman, Mr. Sucharith Shetty, Mr. Sathish Acharya, Mr. Vasudeva Nayak spoke on the occasion.
School children presented a small cultural programme with Christmas message.
Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues gave his Christmas message. Vincent Pinto proposed vote of thanks. Veena Pinto compered the programme. All participants were served Kuswar packets.
Report and Pictures by: Vincent Sequeira, Paladka