Mangaluru, Feb 4: Panambur beach witnessed a first ever anti-drugs event jointly conducted by Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) flagship venture Mission Angel Dust and Rotary Club Hillside Mangaluru, on Saturday, February 3 at 5 pm.
The event was kicked off by Coast Guard Karnataka DIG S S Dasila with a motivating speech advising students to refrain from consuming the variety of Narcotic drugs that are available in the market. He had a special word of advice for the girls, 'study hard and make it big in life'.
NSS coordinator Ashwini Shetty welcomed the gathering. The event was graced by Rotary Hillside president B K Satish, CEO of Mission Angel Dust & Registrar Dr G Shreekumar Menon, Dr Shemjaz Arackal, Dr Hari Kishore and Dr Gulzar Ahmed.
Rotarians Kiran Kumar, Chetan Mallaya, Ranganath Kini, Geethanand Pai, Dinesh Mallaya, Deepa Rao and Prateeksha were also present on the occasion.
The holiday crowd on the beach were entertained by the students who did flash mob, skit, street play and mime. The event concluded with a sterling musical performance by the Yenepoya band with Rotarian Umakanth and Prof Gulzar Ahmed.
Dr Imran Pasha M, NSS programme officer, Yenepoya Dental College and Jobin, NSS program officer, Yenepoya Nursing College were present.