Mangalore, July 25: A programme will be organised by Nagarika Sanmana Samithi to felicitate Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, newly appointed Governor, Nagaland, who originally hails from Udupi. The programme will be staged at Sangha Niketan, Pratap Nagar, Mangalore, on Monday, July 28 from 5 pm.
Pratap Simha Nayak, District President, BJP, Dakshina Kannada, during a press meet informed that Vinay Hegde, Chancellor, NITTE, will preside over the programme.
The Sanmana Samithi comprises of M Padmanabh Pai, Convener, Canara Engineering College; Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP, DK district; Dr. Mohan Alva; Prof. M.B. Puranik; Dr. Jeevraj Sorake; Ganesh Rao; Bhararath Shetty; Dr. Devraj; N Yogish Bhat; Krishna Palemar, former MLA; Nagaraj Shetty; Rukmaiah Poojary; Capt. Ganesh Karnik; Dr. Asha Jyoti Rai; Naresh Shenoy Mangalpady; Pratap Simha Nayak; Harshavardhan; Sathish Prabhu and others.