Daijiworld Media Network – Kasargod (MS)
Kasargod, May 23: Charitable fund award ceremony and felicitation to eminent personalities of Karnataka State Working Journalists’ association was held at M V Ballullaya dais of ALP school of Narayanamangala near Kumble.
The programme was organized jointly by Kasargod district journalists welfare association, Karnataka state working journalists’ association Bengaluru and Karnataka state tourism department.
The programme was inaugurated by minister Kota Srinivas Poojary. Seer of Edaneeru Math Sri Sachidananda Bharathi Sree and Panakkad Sayyad Munanvarali Shihab Tangal were present and spoke on the occasion.
A R Subbiahkatte, president of Kasargod district working journalists’ association presided over the function.
Senior media expert Eshwara Daithota, Kumble gram panchayat vice president Nasar Mogral, zilla panchayat member Jameela Siddique Dandegoli, block panchayat member Prema Shetty, gram panchayat member Sulochana P, Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala project district officer Mukesh, administrative officer of Narayanamangala School Gopalkrishna Bhat Kabekkodu, president of Dakshina Kannada district journalists association Srinivas Nayak Indaje, leaders of Karnataka Journalists Association Somashekhar Keregodu, Bhavani Singh Thakur, Ramesh Kuttappa, DC Lokesh and entrepreneur Abdulla Maadumoole were present and spoke on the occasion.
Poetry collection written by poetess Rajani Naikapu was released by Manjeshwar MLA A K M Ashraf.
Edaneeru Sri Keshavananda Bharathi Swamiji charitable fund award was conferred on Dr Vanishree Ucchilkar, Havva Hassan Foundation Kudkuli award was conferred on Dr Sadananda Perla, Dr C Somashekhar charitable fund award was conferred on Jayaprakash Uppala, Mogarodi Gopalkrishna Melanta Memorial award was conferred on Mohammed Arif Moodbidri, K V R Tagore award was conferred on S Jagadishchandra Anchan Sootarpete, Prachodaya Charitable Fund award was conferred on journalist and litterateur Radhakrishna K Uliyathadka and Prabhakara Kalluraya Banadagadde award was conferred on B R Savita Rai Madikeri.
Yakshagana Guru Kambaru Keshava Bhat and Raja Arikkadi were felicitated and honoured. Gangadhar Yadav, chief secretary of district journalists’ association delivered the introductory speech. Muralidhar Yadav welcomed the gathering. Convener Thomas D’Souza proposed a vote of thanks. The programme was compered by Ravi Naikapu.