Udupi, Mar 7: Milagres College, Kallianpur witnessed a unique programme titled ‘Kattala Haadu’ organized by Vidyarthi Darbar in association with PG department of Social Work recently.
‘Kattala Haadu’, an event of musical evening, amidst the very few lit lamps consisted songs of social concern. Nada Maninalkuru hails from Bantwal, a social activist and a singer, sang the songs of hope, exploitation on women, Devadasi system, communalism, destruction of nature, etc. “Darkness lightens the inner self, one finds his/her ‘self’ are answered in darkness,” he said. The students and delegates were taken to the state of tranquillity by the melody and meaning of the songs.
The rhythm of a string based instrument called ‘Tamboori’ by Nada, and smooth beats of ‘Dholak’ by Sudarshana Acharya, spread peace to the atmosphere.
Dr Gerald Pinto, retired principal, Prof Cyril Mathias, Dr Vincent Alva, principal, Fr Lancy, Shrikanth Prabhu, staff members, and team members of Vidyarthi Darbar were present. Vignesh Holla, department of Social Work welcomed the gathering and Sandeep Shetty, department of English rendered the vote of thanks.