Dubai, December 23: It was a glorious and glittering celebration for “KaDaM” (Kundapura Devadiga Mitra) members when they congregated to commemorate their sixth anniversary on 23rd December at Marco Polo Hotel Deira, Dubai.
The program kick started sharp at 11.30am with the lighting of the lamp by Mrs.Vishalakshi D Sherigar, Mrs.Kiran N Beskoor, Mrs.Sunitha Manoj Devadiga Mrs.Shruthi R Devadiga, Mrs, Harinakshi Sherigar, Mrs Sahana Nagaraj, Mrs.Reshma, Mrs.Poornima Ashok, Mrs.Hema Suresh, Mrs Revathi, Mrs.Jayamma, Mrs Parvathi, followed by a prayer song devotionally recited by Mr. Ramachandra.
Mr. Nithyananda Beskoor welcomed the members, sponsors and the media to the function by promising an exciting day filled with loads of entertainment, fun and frolic.
Program was ably hosted by Mr. Santosh Sherigar, Mr. Shridhar Devadiga Mr. Nithyananda Beskoor.
The cultural program started with a spellbound Bharatanatyam Dance performance by Kumari Lakshmi Jayachandran.
Tiny tots from Symphony Institute Sharjah enthralled the crowd with their superb dance performances.
The Vijay & dance troop performed superbly well and entertained the audience with some electrifying performances.
Nirel fame singers Mr. Pramod Kumar along with Mr. Shahid, Ms Divya Kumble, Mrs Sukanya Sharath Karkera,Mrs. Sai Mallika, Mr. Ashok Bailur, Mr. Dinesh Udupi, Mr.Ramachandra Devadiga, Mr.Shodhan Prasad, Master Amog Varsha Bhat, Master Manish Kumar, Rajendra Devadiga,enthralled the audience with their melodious voice singing great numbers from Kannada and Hindi films.
Mr. Vasudeva Devadiga Byndoor read out success story of KaDaM. Showcasing the growth and social work it had undertaken since its inception, why the group was formed and every detail of how KaDaM came into existence, the birth and its activities since 2010.
As of date, “KaDaM” takes pride to announce that a whopping amount of around Rs.20 Lakhs has been collected as KaDaM Education Fund. Rs.3 Lakhs is being distributed as scholarship each year and another Rs 7 lakhs was given as medical expenditure to the hospitalized patients. The contribution given by each member every month is being accumulated to necessitate unexpected medical expenditure and whenever there is an urgent need for money to meet any unforeseen circumstances, the members voluntarily initiate to cover up the expenses by contributing.
Mr. Shodhan Prasad in his speech appreciated KaDaM for its services to the poor and needy while upholding the values of humanity.
Mementos were given to all sponsors, participants and media persons for their support and coverage. Mr. Manoj Devadiga & Mr.Sudhaker Devadiga handed over the mementos.
Cultural programs were arranged by Mr. Yuvaraj Devadiga, Mr. Pramod Devadiga and Mr. Satish Devadiga
Some of the spot prizes were given to the winners of the games and raffle draw was also a part of the fun filled day.
The event was concluded by vote of thanks given by Mr. Santhosh Sherigar. He thanked all the Sponsors, Participants, Guest of various organizations, well-wishers and members for the wholehearted support who made the event a grand success particularly Mr. & Mrs. Dinesh Devadiga for the full hearted support extended to all the KaDaM members in planning and executing this event in an organized manner. Elegant Group of Companies were the main sponsor of the event.
Special thanks to Mr. Seena Devadiga for coming all the way from India to support grand success KaDaM event.