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Mangalore: Seven Differently-abled Get Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Awards


Mangalore: Seven Differently-abled Get Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Awards

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore

Mangalore, Jun 1: Daijiworld Weekly, the only English weekly published from coastal Karnataka, has successfully completed its second year of publication. Within a short span of time the weekly has gained ground and popularity among all sections of readers in India and abroad. It is now in circulation in different districts of Karnataka and other states of India, besides Middle East, UK, USA, Canada, Australia and other parts of the world, wherever Indians have their presence.

The objective of launching an English weekly from coastal Karnataka was not limited to launching a media platform or another business proposition but to represent our region as it has been continuously ignored by the mainstream national media. Secondly, it was our objective to reach out to the needs and aspirations of our people irrespective of caste, community or language.
 
This objective provoked Daijiworld Weekly to launch ‘Swabhiman Awards’ to mark its second anniversary in order to identify and honour achievers who have overcome disabilities and set examples for others to emulate, in spite of their physical disability. Four persons will be conferred Swabhiman Awards and three with Swabhiman Appreciation Awards. Each Swabhiman Awardee will receive a purse of Rs 25,000, a citation and a memento. A cash prize of Rs 10,000 will be presented to each Appreciation Award winner, along with a memento and a citation.


The following people have been selected by the jury for the Swabhiman Award:

Mohammed Iqbal, a polio affected, awarded for his quest for academic achievement and entrepreneurial initiative.

Sudharatna K S, wheelchair-bound, for her positive outlook and her display of artistic talent.

Wilfred Valerian Gomes, for his initiative in organizing the disabled through an organization and his role in taking up the cases of injustice against the disabled.

Fr Ivan Madtha, who lost a leg and an arm to a rail mishap, but never lost the love for life and stayed onto his talent of communicating socially relevant messages through magic shows.



Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Appreciation Awards:

Boniface Prabhu, a wheelchair-bound tennis player,for making it big in the international arena of wheelchair tennis and winning numerous laurels.

Zena Colaco, hearing and speech impaired, for her academic achievement and for displaying her talent in art.

Aruna Kumari Manipal, visually impaired, for her versatile music talent and her achievement in mastering the Veena and reaching up to Vidwan status which makes her the only visually impaired to have been honoured so in India.


A full-fledged jury consisting of eminent personalities was formed to go through the nominations received by the weekly. They included Kannada writer Dr Sara Aboobacker, Vishwa Konkani Sardar Basti Vaman Shenoy, social worker Dr Lavina Noronha and journalist Dr Ronald Anil Fernandes. Well-known writer William Pais was the chief co-ordinator.

The awards shall be presented during Daijiworld Weekly second anniversary celebrations on June 12 at Shanti Kiran, Bajjodi in Mangalore at 4 pm. Padma Bhushan Prof B M Hegde will be chief guest and two of the awardees will present their skills on the occasion.
 
Hemacharya, editor-in-chief, Daijiworld Weekly, Melvyn Rodrigues, director, operations, Daijiworld, Dr Ronald Anil Fernandes, member, selection committee, William Pais, chief co-ordinator, selection committee, Basti Vaman Shenoy, member, selection committee, Titus Noronha  and Leslie Rego, members, anniversary committee,  were present at the press meet held on Wednesday June 1 to announce the awards.


About the Awardees:

Mohammed Iqbal

Mohammed Iqbal was born on June 1, 1962. He suffers from post polio residual paralysis, which has left both his legs permanently disabled.

Coming from a humble and difficult background, Iqbal struggled through his early years. Despite his disability, he was determined to make his own way in life. He secured distinction in the drawing grade exam of the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board. Throughout his childhood, singing and drawing were his passions and he won many prizes in various competitions.

He secured first class in the SSLC examination and went on to earn Bachelor of Science degree from the Mangalore University, having specialized in Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. He also has a Diploma in Pharmacy and owns and runs Shirva Medical and General Store.

Iqbal is a simple man striving to lead a normal life. He goes through the daily grind just like the rest of us, but he has to fight harder. He has demonstrated how one can achieve insurmountable goals through courage and will power.


Sudharathna K S

Sudharathna K S has mesmerized the world by weaving magic with colours. Born on August 7, 1973 to  Shankarnarayana Bhat and Shankari K S, Sudharathna suffers from Cerebral Palsy involving all four limbs, which means that she has very limited mobility in her hands and legs.

She has an elder brother and a younger sister. At the age of ten, she joined the Mangala Jyothi Integrated School in Vamanjoor. She maintained an excellent academic record, securing First Class in the SSLC Examination, with the help of a transcriber. She has also completed a certificate course in computing and a drawing grade exam. She has taken various Central government-sponsored training courses in art.

It was Mohini Appaji Nayak, the Correspondent of her school who first encouraged her to pursue her passion. Her drawing teacher M S Shalini has been coaching her for a long time now.

Sudharathna only needs help picking up the brush, and from there on she works on her own. Using her chin to move the brush along the canvas, which she places on her lap, she works wonders. Her favourite subject is landscape. She also paints greeting cards and fabric.

Sudharathna has taken part in various art competitions across the state and won 'Greeting Card’ competitions by the Prasad School of Art, Lions Club ‘Peace Poster’ competition, among others. She also won the fifth place in ‘Ancha Kuncha’, a State Level completion organized by Shobhavana Trust.

Sudharathna has also won ‘Outstanding Young Indian Award’ constituted by the Manipal Hill City Jaycees.

Sudharathna even sells her artwork now and her paintings adorn the walls of many a house. This has given her a sense of independence as she can earn her own livelihood.

Sudharathna has been praised by many celebrities and prominent individuals for her work, including Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai.


Wilfred Valerian Gomes

Wilfred Valerian Gomes is a differently-abled man with a mission. Born on March 16, 1971 to Piad Gomes and Cosess Gomes, he became a victim of the much-dreaded Polio virus, at the age of two, suffering 80% disability.

Despite this, he did his schooling and higher studies at St Mary’s Pre University College in Udupi district. He went on to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Mangalore University in 1993.

Gomes has been described as an honest and hard working person with an indomitable independent spirit by those close to him. He has been successfully running a telephone booth cum travel agency at Shirva. In 1999, he married Rosaline Marina Gomes and the couple has been blessed with two children - Russell and Vanessa.

Founder-president of the Federation of Physically Handicapped Association in Udupi, he helped form the Karnataka State Disabled Council, of which he is currently the vice-president. In these capacities he has helped hundreds of disabled people across the state obtain benefits due to them and organized various awareness camps to sensitize the public and the differently-abled persons. He has also played a crucial role in bringing good medical treatment for the disabled persons.

Gomes is also an active member of the Lions and Rotary Clubs. His selfless service has benefitted not just disabled persons but society in general as well.

The efforts taken by Gomes have been recognized by various organizations and individuals. The Government of Karnataka presented him with the “Rajya Prashasti Award’ in 2009 for his sincere and dedicated service to society, especially disabled persons.


Fr Ivan Madtha

Fr Ivan Madtha, a master magician, changes lives through his illusions and magic tricks. A Catholic Priest in the Diocese of Mangalore, Fr. Madtha was born on October 13, 1963. His father, the Late Fredrick Madtha was a naval officer and his mother Alice Madtha is a retired teacher.

Fr Ivan joined St Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore in 1981 and was ordained priest in 1991. During his theological and philosophical studies he also studied science and the arts of illusion. He was not from a family of magicians, but he was had the support of his mother, his Bishop Rt Rev Aloysius Paul D’Souza, and many others. It was Fr Mathew Vas who inspired him to use his talent for Evangelization and Magician Alwyn Menezes who introduced him to the world of magic.

Fr Ivan performed his first magic show on January 11, 1996 in Town Hall. He is a dedicated man, performing an average of 100 shows a year. He hold the record of performing 34 shows in a month and 12 shows in 3 days.

His life took a turn for the worse on August 30, 2005, when he met with an accident at a railway station in Mumbai and lost his left arm above the elbow and two fingers of his right hand, besides sustaining other injuries. This was a huge setback to his life and career. He underwent more than 11 operations and found out he had 60% disability in his arms and 40% disability in his legs. But with the help of a prosthetic limb and sheer will power he brought his life and career back on track.

What makes Fr Madtha’s shows unique is that he strives to spread values through his work and change people’s lives. He organized a show for prison inmates in 2003, and performs regularly in educational institutions. Another of his noble ventures is street magic, which he believes is the best way to reach out to the common man. He has also developed audio visual aids to help him spread better values among the youth. The magician-priest is also a collector of stamps and coins of various countries.

Harry Boniface Prabhu

Harry Boniface Prabhu is a wheelchair tennis player of international fame. He is a quadriplegic by disability, which means he has no control or sensation in his lower limbs.
 
Prabhu has competed in all the major Grand Slam Wheelchair Tennis Championships including the Australian Open, British Open, French Open and US Open. He is the first Indian wheelchair tennis player to reach the semi-finals and finals of all these tournaments.

He is the only Indian to be listed among World Wheelchair tennis rankings, ranked 18 in the world and No 1 in Asia. He became the first Indian to win a medal at the 1998 World Championship, and in 1996 he won two gold medals and one silver medal at the World Wheelchair Games. In all, he has won 11 wheelchair tennis titles.

Born on May 14, 1972, Prabhu is an enthusiastic participant in other sporting activities as well. He has represented India 52 times in 6 different sporting events including shot put, badminton, javelin and discus throw and won medals in many of them.

He founded the ‘Boniface Prabhu Wheelchair Tennis Academy’ to encourage, train and find new talent among the physically and intellectually challenged community. He has been the brand ambassador for various companies and products and is India’s brand ambassador for wheelchair tennis.

Prabhu is often called to take part in TV shows and debates as well as invited to various educational institutions. He was the chief guest for the ATP ‘World Doubles Championship’ in Bangalore.

He is the recipient of various awards including the Prathiba Bhushan, Rising Star of the Millennium, Ekalavya and most importantly the Rajyothsava Award which is the highest award in the state. He is also being considered for the Arjuna and Padma Shri which are the highest awards for any sports person in the country.

Zena Colaco

Zena Colaco is an artist par excellence, despite being speech and hearing impaired. Born on March 28, 1982, Zena is the daughter of Stan Colaco, a retired journalist and Brincy Colaco of Mangalore. 

She did her schooling in St Agnes Special School and developed her skills in art at the same time. In 2003 she completed her senior secondary in National Open University. Overcoming all odds, she completed a Diploma in Fashion and Garment Designing at the Mangalore Institute of Fashion Technology. She further improved her art skills under the tutelage of Sunil Abraham at Kala Vision. She has also completed a Diploma Course in 3-D Animation from Toon Skool.

In 2010 she held her first solo exhibition ‘Sounds of Silence’ at Orchid Art Gallery in Mangalore. The paintings were her perception of the world of music and reflected her positive attitude. As many as 22 paintings were displayed out of which 16 were sold.

Colaco is also a good dancer. In school she choreographed a dance for her group members by drawing each step.


Manipal Aruna Kumari

Manipal Aruna Kumari, born in 1966, lost vision in both her eyes at the age of 7. In addition to this, her fingers became crooked and weak due to osteo-arthritis. Yet she has mastered the art of playing on the veena, one of the most complicated traditional music instruments.

She is the only daughter among the four children born to Shama Bhat and the Late Hemavathi Bhat.

Aruna’s foundation training in Carnatic classical music was under Vidwan Udupi Vasudeva Bhat, and later under Smt Lalita Ballal and Vidwan Sooralu Parameshwar Bhat. She began learning veena under K R Laxmi Iyengar and violin under Sri K Ragavendra Bhat. She passed all grade levels of music examinations with rank, honors and distinction. She has a Masters of Arts degree in sociology from the Karnataka State Open University. Besides playing the veena, she is an accomplished singer and violin player.

She is the recipient of many awards and scholarships including the Union Government cultural Scholarship and the Karnataka Sangeetha Nrithya Academy award. At the age of 15 she played the veena at the Thiruvallvar Music festival. She is the recipient of the Karnataka Rajyothsava district level award and the Indira Gandhi Mahila Shiromani award.

She has performed in over 250 solo violin concerts and release four CDs of her music.

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  • Savitha Lynette, Mangalore - Bahrain

    Tue, Jun 14 2011


    Congratulations to all the Winners for your good talents & excellence. May God Bless you all to achieve your work. May you get all the success in future days too..keep up the good spirit to motivate yourself..Shine forever..Very glad to know Ms. Sudharathna's achievements Congratulations to all.

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  • Dr. Cajetan Coelho, Goa, India

    Sun, Jun 5 2011

    Fine initiative. Daijiworld Weekly is showing the way. Congratulations to Mohammed Iqbal, Zena Colaço, Sudharatna K S, Wilfred Valerian Gomes, Aruna Kumari Manipal, Boniface Prabhu and Fr Ivan Madtha.

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  • Shammi Dsouza, Attavar / U.K

    Sat, Jun 4 2011

    Congratulations to all the winners of Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Awards. Good job from Daijiworld.

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  • Raphael lloyd d'souza, prince point .pernal

    Sat, Jun 4 2011

    Congratulations to all the winners of Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Awards. Good job from Daijiworld.

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  • Mohan A K, Airody/Mysore

    Sat, Jun 4 2011

    I am happy to see the great work of Daijiworld. this is the great encouragement you made in the life of differeltly abeled persons life. I congratulate all the awardees.

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  • FR FELIX MONTEIRO, MANGALORE

    Sat, Jun 4 2011

    DAIJIWORLD WEEKLY DID ONE MORE NOBLE WORK WITH SWABHIMAN AWARDS. CONGRATS TO ALL THE WINNERS, SPECIALLY FR IVAN MADTHA TO WHOM I KNOW WELL. INSPITE OF HIS TRAIN MISFORTUNE, WHERE HE LOST ONE HAND AND UNERWENT SO MANY SURGERIES STILL HE CONTINUES TO PROCLAIM THE VALUES, MORALS THROUGH HIS MAGICAL SKILLS, TALKS AND SEMINARS.HE IS ALWAYS SMILING AND ENCOURAGES OTHERS AS BEFORE. HE AND OTHERS WHO WON THE SWABIMAN AWARDS SHOULD BE THE ROLE MODEL TO OUR YOUNGSTERS WHO COMPLAIN FOR SMALL THINGS. THIS HONOUR WILL MOTIVATE FR IVAN AND OTHERS TO ACHIEVE MORE. GOOD LUCK. LONG LIVE DAIJI WEEKLY AND MAY IT REACH TO EVERY DOOR AN ENGLISH READERS.

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  • dinesh, Bengaluru

    Fri, Jun 3 2011

    Congratulation to all award winners & special thanks to Daijiwaorld

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  • Fr.Stany Pinto, Kawar

    Fri, Jun 3 2011

    When the whole world is all the time intentionally occupied in recognising and honouring the " honoured" of the sosiety, It is commendable that Daiji world infact honoured the really " deserving hidden acheivers. May god help you to continue your mission. All the best and congratulations to the swabhiman award winners

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  • Canute Braggs, Bajpe/Muscat

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Congratulations to all the award winners.

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  • Wilfred Valerian Gomes, Pernal

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Im grateful to The Daijiworld Team, Well Wishers, Friends who have been a moral support in my Mission. Thank You once again for choosing me, one among the awardees. I expect the same support throughout my life, so that I can strive to help my brotherhood. I also Congratulate all the other award winners and wish them all success in their life. Thank You.

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  • Preethi Baretto, Mangalore, Doha

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Such a Wonderful Work by Daijiworld.
    You have really Identified the Abilities & Talents of Differently Abled Individuals. Its a great Step taken to give encouragement & Respect to people with Disabilities.
    Congratulations to all the Award Winners. You Deserve this.

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  • CGS, Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Wonderful idea!Keep it up Hemacharya.Good luck to the Editorial Board of daijiworld weekly.Congratulations and Best
    wishes to all the winners of Swabhiman Awards.

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  • peter alwyn, mangalore

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Daijiworld is choosing such special talented people. my good wishes to all the award winners to their talents

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  • Jeevan Dias, Karwar

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Congratulations to the award Winners!!! An appreciable task by Daijiworld to identify the differentially abled irrespective of their religion, caste and creed!!! Excellent Job!!! Wishing all success to Daijiworld / Daijiworld Weekly Team in honouring these great Personalities which will encourage them to prove themselves!!! My special congrats to Mr. Wilfred Valerian Gomes/Pernal for his hard work and dedication towards the society, not only to the differentially abled but also to a common man. Great Job!! Keep it up!!

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  • Fr William Menezes, PRO,Bishop's House,Mangalore

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Hearty Congratulations to all the Swabhiman Award Winners and Hats Off to the Daijiworld Weekly for recognizing the Unsung Heros and honouring them.With good wishes.

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  • Clara Lewis, Kemmannu/Dubai

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Congratulations all the award winners, another good work by Daijiworld, in this corrupt society media's like Daiji gives hope to many. Keep up the good work, All the best Daiji Team.

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  • jayant s, riyadh/ksa

    Thu, Jun 2 2011

    Good job

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  • I J Saldanha-Shet., Mangalore

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    All have said it and too have said it and repeat again that it is another great deed from DAIJIWORLD that is today becoming ever popular every where for instituting this exclusive award! May its tradition grow in times to come!CONGRATULATIONS to the deserving awrdees may it help in motivating them further. Let us all remember that for every success story there are hundreds that are not so fortunate and need our thoughts and support at all times.To them too let us dedicate the good! Thank You.-ijss.

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  • Austin Prabhu, Nantur/Chicago

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Wonderful concept to honor Swabhiman Awards to these individuals who excelled in their life by braking barriers. Yes, there is nothing is impossible in this world if we have the right mind and vision for success. Bravo all awardees and kudos to Daijiworld.

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  • fredrick d'sa, shirva

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    congatulations dear wilfred and all others who obtained the award from karnataka government.Keep up the good spirit and may God bless you all abundantly

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  • John pinto, Mukamar/Dubai

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to My Dear Vallu the award winner... You have deserve it.. I know that you are a special talent person... all the best Vallu And All Award winners.

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  • Manoj Menezes, Shirva/Abu Dhabi

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Great Job by Daijiworld Weekly for recognizing Differently Abled Persons. Congratulations to all the seven awardees for getting the Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Award. Special congrats to Mr. Iqbal and Mr. Wilfred Gomes, whom I know personally. Iqbal a year senior and Wilfred one year junior to me during our High School and College Level studties at St. Mary's College, Shirva. All the Best. We are proud of You. Thanks Daijiworld Weekly.

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  • Arun Jessy, Palimar / Riyadh

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to all the award winners... You have deserve it.. We know that what a special talent we have.. Well done Daijiworld.. Keep it up.....

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  • Anil Pinto, Perne, Puttur/Dubaai

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    First of all thank you to DAIJIWORLD.
    appreicate the great work of daijiworld. Congratulations all the award winners..

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  • Karen Boaz, Mangalore

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to all awardees who have surmounted odds and shown an indomitable spirit to shine.
    Dear Zena, we are so happy for you and all you have already achieved!

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  • Cress, Mangalore

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to all the award winners. Thanks Daiji Weekly really appreciated.

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  • Jyothi Martis-Cardoza, Kulshekar Chowki/ England

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Dear Award winners Congratulations! to you all. You deserve the honour. You have proved life is worth living with all ups & downs we come across. Daiji world weekly has done all of us really proud by showing such a wonderful gesture. I am extremely happy for recognising Fr. Ivan Madtha. I have known Fr. from my school days at Kulshekar, always very smart looking, spiritual,full of energy, well talented & inspiration to everyone. He is a very committed & loving priest, my mother (late,Flossy Martis) always adored him. Well done Fr. Madtha. From, Jyothi.

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  • Simon, Shirva/Bangalore

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    While congratulating the winners would like to compliment Daijiworld for an effort to recognize differently-abled persons.

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  • AMAR NATHAL, MANGALORE

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congrats to the winners. These are our heroes. God bless them.

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  • ashith pinto, mangalore

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    A very good step by the daiji weekly. This is indeed a motivation for many less privileged and inspiration to many...Congratulations to all the winners

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  • Giselle, M'lore

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    A worthy initiative!
    May it inspire the awardees to persevere further, and also inspire others among the differently- abled.

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  • ALWYN DANTHY, PERNAL/shirva

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    congrats award winners n weldone daijiworld for highliting these special talents so that the others may take postive strock

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  • HENRY MISQUITH/MLORE, Bahrain

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congrats to all the awardees. Thanks daiji for recognising their talents and good work.
    Long live Daiji.
    Henry misquith
    Bahrain

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  • NOREEN D'LIMA, TALLUR / MUMBAI/ ABU-DHABI

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    This is motivating by so called disabled to the able one. congratulations awardees. You all are really abled once. Thank you Daiji for the good work.

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  • Rajesh Kumar, Brahmavara/UK

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Their talents and achievements shows that, why they are differently abled than us.
    Best wishes to Daijiworld for their noble gesture and service to the society.

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  • RTN MICHAEL MATHIAS SHIRVA ROTARY, PILAR SHIRVA

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to mr gomes and mohammad iqbal and others Seven Differently-abled Get Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Awards

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  • Sunil D'Souza, Mangalore/Qatar

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to all the winners of Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Awards. Good job from Daijiworld.

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  • Terence Gomes, Shirva/Mumbai

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congrajulations Wilfred and all the other awardees of "Daijiworld Weekly Swabhiman Award". We are proud of you. Keep up your great work Wilfred in your field and God bless you. I salute Daijiworld for recognizing these people and their great work.

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  • Dr. Zita Lobo, Mangalore/Dubai

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations awardees of 'Swabhimaan' awards.
    Contrast these specially abled people with people who find life unbearable with lesser privileges or changes in lifestyles.
    This is a great move on the part of daijiworld to honour and recognise the great achievements of the awardees. Instead of focussing on what doesn't exist, they have nurtured the dominant abilities that they are born with. Daijiworld's move in encouraging this spirit of self reliance by rewarding their efforts is highly commendable.

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  • Edmond Noronha, SHARJAH - KIREM

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congrats to the Award Winners and especially to Daijiworld Weekly for their unique Service.
    I wish all the success to the Daijiworld Weekly and bright future in the coming days to come.

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  • Sunita Menezes, Bantakal/Dubai

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to the Winners.... & thank you Daijiworld Weekly for this special recognition. Best wishes for the future to the daiji team!!

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  • Judith, Sastan/Bahrain

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Hats off! you all are bunch inspirations! Congratulations!
    Never give up!

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  • Saleem Javed, Malpe

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    All the Award winners deserve Accolades and I would like to specially thank Daijiworld for this wondefull work ,

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  • Ashok, Uudpi

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations for the winners. Thank you very much for the Daijoworld team for honoring awards and their social responsibility as a media. Daijiworld is real model for the media society!!! GOOD WORK..ALL THE BEST.

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  • Paul D Souza, Mangalore/Sharjah

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulions to all the Award Winners. Thank U Daijiworld Weekly their great work.

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  • Dr Gerald Pinto, Kkallianpur

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations to all the winners. you are no way less than any other achievers. Well done Daiji World.

    Dr Jerry Niddodi

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  • Dr Edward Nazareth, Mangalore

    Wed, Jun 1 2011

    Congratulations all the award winners. I appreciate the great work of daijiworld weekly for recognising these special talents and honouring them.

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