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Mangalore: Two Tulu ‘paad-dhana’ CDs by Bola Chittaranjan Das Shetty Released

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (NM)

Mangalore, Jul 6: Two Tulu ‘paad-dhana’ CDs of the veteran Bola Chittaranjan Das Shetty were released at Tulu Sahitya Academy hall here on Friday, July 6. The programme was organized by Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy.

After releasing the two CDs - 'Shri Madhwaprana Dever’ and ‘Amar Birer Mamanni’ - veteran literary figure and advocate Narayan Poojary addressed the gathering and said that at a time when Tulu poetry, language and folk arts are on the verge of extinction, the contribution of Bola Chittaranjan Das Shetty is praiseworthy. 

"The younger generation has lost interest in Tulu folk arts. Let the CDs be a catalyst of change and inspire them to become involved in Tulu arts," he said.

He congratulated Bola Chittaranjan Das Shetty and requested people to listen to the CDs.

In his presidential address, Umanath Kotian, president of Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, said that the 'paad-dhana describes the life and adventures of legends Koti-Chennayya with a contemporary touch.

He requested fellow Tulu writers to come up with new works regularly so as to make the language and its literature stronger and more vibrant. He assured the Academy's wholehearted support to all Tulu writers and experts in their literary endeavours.

Puthige Padbhanabh Rai, sub-editor of Udayavani introduced the CDs to the audience.

M Sarvotham Anchan, former president, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Mangalore also spoke.

Ullas R Shetty, former president, Permude gram panchayat and Gururaj M B, music coordinator were among others present on the dais.

Manjula Shetty compered the programme.

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  • Ramesh Shetty, Padubidri/London

    Sun, Jul 8 2012

    Dear Chittaranjan,
    Your contributions to Thulu culture is commendable. Keep up the good work. I like your humble and unassuming nature.

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  • vivek, belman/nandalike

    Sat, Jul 7 2012

    dear Chiththanna,,,, hearty congrats and well done the job by releasing your latest tulu 'paad-dhana' in CD. god bless all your endeavors. Your loving brother: vivek shetty belman

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  • M.B.Anchan, kallianapura,Udupi

    Sat, Jul 7 2012

    Congratulations to Mr.B.Chittaranjan das Shetty and Tulu Sahitya Academy for Tulu Paadhana CDs.I Hope Tulu nadu people like this.I Request Tulu writers to come up and write more more Tulu folk arts.All tulu nadu people and Sahitya Academy must Support writers.Our younger generation is lost Interest in Tulu folk arts.GOD Bless all.

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  • Amin Bhoja, Patte / Riyadh

    Sat, Jul 7 2012

    It is true our younger generation is lost interest in Tulu folk arts.The Tulu Paad-Dhana hearing, a memory of our olden days coming a fresh.A hearty wishes to Tulu Sahitya Academy for thier Paad dhaha CDs and thier hard work for Tulu language and it's literature to astronger and vibrant one.

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  • M.B.Anchan, kallianapura,Udupi

    Sat, Jul 7 2012

    Congratulations to Mr.B.Chittharanjan Das Shety and Tulu Sahitya Academy.Introduced Tulu Paaddhana CDs. I Request Tulu Writers to come up and write more more Tulu Folk Arts.Tulu Academy and peoples must Support writers.GOD Bless All.

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  • John Paul, Belthangady/Mumbai

    Sat, Jul 7 2012

    Well done my dear C.D.Shetty. congrats. Hope Dakshina kannada people like this. Send some CD's to Mumbai dealers shop.

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