Mangalore. Sep.11: Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Prathisthana & Saarvajanika Sri Ganeshotsava Samithi organised a felicitation ceremony to honour the achievers. The ceremony took place in Omkara Nagar , Bunts Hostel yesterday.
The programme commenced with an invocation. The gathering was greeted by President of Saarvajanika Sri Ganeshotsava Samithi.
Mr. Brigadier I.N Rai felicitated Mr.Vinay Kumar Saroke, Minister of urban development & The district Minister in charge of Udupi.
Minister Saroke spoke about his childhood days were he had seen the efforts of the Bunts community leaders strive hard for the welfare of the community. He also admired the contributions of Dr. Shantaram Shetty towards the society. He also spoke about the memorandum to confer Mr.Nadoja kayayana kinjanna Rai with the ‘ Karnataka Ratna Award ‘ . Mr. Saroke insisted Mr. Ajith Kumar Rai Maladi to initiate training centre for the Bunts students to train for IAS,IPS & Indian Army. He also stated the many other development projects to be done.
Mr.Nagaraj Shetty, Mr.Abhaychandra Jain, Lion District Governor Ln K C Prabhu, Ms.Laxmi Jayasheela Shetty, Mr. K S M Masood, Fr Denis D’Sa, Dr.Jivandhar Ballal, Mr.Gurukiran Shetty, Ln Dr Santhosh Kumar Shastri, Dr Indira Hegde, Premalatha Sathischandra Hegde and DeviprasadShetty Kalladi were felicitated on the occasion.
Mr.Abhaychandra Jain,Mr. Nagaraj Shetty and Dr Shantharam Shetty also spoke on the occasion.