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Mumbai, Jan 27: Every housewife has a status equal to that of an employed woman in the society. Hence, women have to take up the challenges of managing the household along with spiritual growth in the family, which will bring about communal harmony, said Geeta R Suvarna, president, women’s wing, Billava Bala, Dubai.
She said that the Billava community should not forget its tradition. Geeta was speaking at the inauguration of the fifth annual day celebrations of the metro’s Billava Jagriti Balaga which was held at K C College Auditorium, Church Gate, on Sunday January 25.
Metro’s Billava Jagriti Balaga women’s wing president Sharada S Karkera presided over the programme.
All India Billava Union Mangalore women’s wing president Sumalata S Suvarna was the guest of honour.
Heera Dayanand, Jagriti Balaga president Suresh S Poojary, and Balaga former president Sooru Karkera were present on the dais.
Geeta Suvarna released the memento while Sumalata Suvarna released the special issue of ‘Gurutu’ bulletin of Billava Jagriti Balagar, at the same occasion.
Billava Jagriti Balaga vice-president K Bhojaraj, honourary chief secretary Harish G Poojary, honourary treasurer J M Kotian, K M Kotian, ‘Gurutu’ bulletin honourary editor Babu Shiva Poojary, Purushottam Kotian, Gopal Trasi, Prof Shiva Billava and others were present.
Jagriti Balaga members invoked the prayers. Vice-president Santoshi S Poojary welcomed the gathering and Rekha Poojary proposed vote of thanks. Honourary secretary Kripa Bhojaraj read the annual report. Shailaja R Anchan compered the programme.