Mangalore : 93.5 Red FM has organised special event ‘Red Chaapu’ aimed to highlight the best locations under various categories, according the sources.
The event had eight categories like Best Park, road, place for ‘goli baje’, juice point, place for fish fry, Mangalore ‘neer dosa’, ice cream, and beach, hence visited the winning locations and handed over the certificates and the ‘Chaapu’ to the owners of the respective firms or institutions. The F.M listeners were urged to nominate the places under specified category through SMS and three top-rated places were selected and finally the winners were declared through SMS.
Mannagudda Gandhi Park had been received the highest number of SMS’s and declared as best park in Mangalore The other two top nominations in the list were Tagore Park and Kadri Park. Hence Gandhi Park Association President and the principal of Canara PU College, Mangalore, Hundi Prabha Kamath received the Chaapu along with certificate.
Panambur beach received the highest number of votes in the best beach category while Someshwara beach and Tannirbhavi beach were the runners-up and Yathish Baikampady, CEO, Panambur Beach Tourism Development Corporation, received the certificate.
Best Place for Goli Baje
Uder the best place for goli baje category, Indra Bhavan Restaurant won best place for goli baje in Mangalore and Proprietor of Indra Bhavan restaurant Prakash Udupa received the certificate.The other two nominations in the list were Hotel Usha Kiran andVandanaPai’sCanteeninKarangalpady.
Best Place for Juice
In the Juice category, Juice Junction of Balmatta was declared the winner with Dinky Dine and Khatta Meetha of Saibeen Complex being the runners-up. Arun Nayak, proprietor, Juice Junction, received the certificate from the Red FM team.
Ladyhill to Mannagudda road has won the Best Road title among the three best nominations and MG Road and KPT to Padavinangady road stood in other two places. The certificate was handed over to the MCC commissioner Ajith Hegde on the occasion.
Best Place for Fish Fry
Manjunath Pai owned Giri Manja’s, Car Street, was selected as the best place for fish fry in Mangalore and Sri Devi Canteen and Narayan’s, Bunder selected as runnerup.
Best Place for Neer Dosa
Falnir,Guthu restaurant, chosed as best place for ‘Neer Dosa’ and Janatha Deluxe and ‘Kudla’ restaurant, secured runners-up and Sandeep Shetty, manager of Guthu, received the honour occasion.
Best Place for Ice Creams
Lalbagh, Pabbas, selected as the best place for ice creams and other two nominations were for Icy Creamz, Bendorewell, and Naturals, Kadri.
By: Raj kulal