Karnataka Rajya Devadigara Sangha(KRDS), Mangalore Celebrated
Felicitation and modernised Air-conditioned Devadiga Samaja Bhavan open to public.
The 90 years of Glorious
progress since its inception in 1926.
Mangalore; 22 November 2015:The newly modernised Air-conditioned Devadiga Samaja Bhavan officially opened to public on the special occasion Navati Sambrama of Karnataka Rajya Devadigara Sangha (R), Mangalore.
The programme started with prayer by Ms Divya Devadiga And Ms Shefali Devadiga.
Followed by Inauguration of the newly modernised " Ramachandra Devadiga Samaja Bhavan Hall" which is now Air-conditioned besides Echo free Acoustic ambience and glittering L E D lights along with the newly built Terrace Roof hall ( which is mainly used for the benefit of students of Mangala English Medium High School) by Smt Malathi Moily and Dr M.Veerappa Moily by lighting the Lamp accompanied by the Dignitaries on the Dais.
A L E D Screen presentation on progress made by K R D S during the last 90 years, Development work undertaken by the new management team along with Dr Veerappa Moily’s brief life story up to the glittering award function on “ Saraswathi Samman “ held in Delhi on Aug 10th 2015 was compiled and vividly narrated and presented by Sri Raghavendra G Hiriadka was the highlight of the grand Inagguaral part.
This Glittering Function was presided by Padma Vibhashana Dr Veerendra Heggade , Dharmadhikari - Sri Kshetra Dharmastala.
Honourable Minister for Forest, Sports & Youth Welfare Government of Karnataka Sri B Ramanath Rai, Sri Nalin Kumar Kateel , Member of Parliament, Sri J R Lobo Member of Legislative Assembly , Mangalore North, Sri Ivan D’souza, Member of Legislative council, Smt Jacintha Vijay Alfred – Mayor Mangalore City Corporation, Smt Jayanthi Achar - Corporator Mangalore City Corporation, Dr B S Sherigar - former VC Kuvempu University, Dr K V Devadiga, Neuro Surgeon Dr Devraj K - Director S D M PG Centre for Management Studies, Sri Harish Sherigar - President Devadiga Sangha Dubai, Sri Vasu Devadiga - President Devadiga Sangha Mumbai, Sri Dharmapal U Devadiga - President All India Tulu Okkuta, Sri Vaman Maroly - President Karnataka Rajya Devadigara Sangha, Mangalore; Sri B Rathnakar Devadiga - Vice President, Sri M Devadas - Gen Secretary, Sri Shashidar K Moily – Treasurer, Sri Yashwanth Devadiga Kadri – Org. Secretary, Sri Subhashchandra Kanvatheertha - Editor Souvenir Navathi Samruddi; Sri Prashanth M H - President of youth wing Editor, Smt. Geetha kalayanpur –President – Ladies Wing, graced the stage and Members of Managing Committee, Members of Development team, Members of the Organising committe, large number of community members and Youths besides the Media representatives were present on the occasion.
President Mr Vaman Maroly welcomed guests with Floral Bouquet, Smt Renuthakshi - Professor S D M Collage of management introduced Padma Vibhushana, Dr Veerendra Haggade, Sri Subhash Kanvatheertha, Introduced Dr Veerappa Moily & Smt Malathi Moily.
. A Souvenir to commomerate “Navathi Samruddi" was also released to mark this Memorable Event.
Padma Vibhushana Dr Veerendra Heggade also honoured Dr.Moily and spoke elequently with reference to outstanding achievements of Dr Veerappa Moily besides blessing the community on behalf Lord Manjunatha. He also released the Souvenir “NAVATHI SAMRUDDI“ and requested Dr.Moily to write on the historic Life of Great Bhahubali.
Dr Shivaram Shetty HOD S V P Study Centre, Mangalore University spoke with crtical review and evaluation on Dr Veerappa Moily’s literary works .
Dr.Moily was honoured on the occasion
On this grand occasion the recipient of “Saraswathi Samman" Dr M Veerappa Moily was honoured by the Sangha and by All the other Devadiga Sangha & allied Organisations
Physically delighted and happy on this memorable event; Dr Veerappa Moily in his address made a touching appeal to the young generation, Devadiga organisations to be truthful, transparent and duty bound. He praised the Managing Committee & organising team for its boldness in Modernising the Samaja Bhavan Hall.
Smt Jayanthi Devadiga(athlete) and Sri Karunaka M H ( Blood Donor record 51 times) were honoured for their achievement
At this juncture a surprise and touchy event was conceived and executed by the organisers to felicitate President Vaman Maroly took place with thundering applause for the courageous decision he has taken to modernise Devadiga Samaj Bhavan hall and all the reform activities of Sangha.
Sri B Ramanath Rai - Minister praised all Devadiagas in general and Dr Veerappa Moily in particular for their contribution to the Society.
After lunch break
In the afternoon, Sangha Felicitated all the Presidents of various Devadiga Sangha’s who were present on the Sangha Invite and participated inthe honouring of Dr.Moily.
Mr Pavaneesh Devadiga Benagaluru was seen transmitting the programme Live.
The Cultural Programme organised by Yuva Sanghatane and Mahila Sanghatane. A dance programme of Mangala Devadiga of Natesha Nrityaniketana, Uchila was the highlight.
Cultural teams from other sanghas and dancers Deeksha Devadiga, Shravya Hiriadka were also joined to make the event memorable. Dubai Devadiga Sangha president Mr. Harsih Sherigar, Mr. Ranjan Das, Mr. Prabhakar entertained the audience with their melodious voice.
Sri Devdas - Secretary expressed gratitude for all the Devadiga Sangha’s for their participation and support besides our own members of Youth and ladies for joining hands to make the function memorable one.
Programme was compared by Vijesh Mangaladevi and Yashaswini Hosabettu in the morning session and popular DJ Vineeth and Niveditha in the afternoon.
(Photos courtesy: B.G. Mohandas (devadiga.com) & Shubham Studio, Mangalore)
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