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Thai Kannada Balaga Award Conferred on Rons Bantwal


Bangkok: Thai Kannada Balaga Award Conferred on Rons Bantwal

Daijiworld Media Network - Mumbai / Bangkok

Mumbai/Bangkok, Aug 5: Thai Kannada Balaga, Thailand on Saturday August 4 conferred the 'International Person of the Luminaries' on Mumbai's young and dynamic journalist and Daijiworld Mumbai bureau chief Rons Bantwal during the seventh International Cultural Festival held at Howard Square Programme auditorium in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday August 4.

The international fest was jointly organized by Thai Kannada Balaga, Thailand, international cultural committee and Indo-Thai community.

MLC D S Veerayya inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp.

Speaking on the occasion, D S Veeraya said that the Kannada Balaga has done a commendable job in introducing Kannada language to other countries. "With the international fest being organized in Thailand, the bond between India and Thailand is strengthened," he said.

On the occasion Kalarathna Dr N Rama Reddy, Bangalore, Dharmapal Devadiga, past president of Devadiga association, Mumbai and Walter D’Souza Kalmady, Maharashtra Konkan association president were conferred with ‘International Man of the Year’ award.

Rons Bantwal, Mukund K R Puram, John Veigas, social worker from Mumbai, M D Nayak Siddapur, Krishna Murthy, Bangalore were honored with ‘International Person of the Luminaries’ award.

Vincent Pinto, director of ICFI advisory committee, Muthuraj Ingalagi, president of Thai Kannanda Balaga, Mohan Das, past president of TKB Bangkok, Rajanna Kolar, president urban co-operative society, Venkatachalapathi, AD department of Kannada and Culture Kolar shared the dais.

Various entertainment programmes was also organized, including magic show by Zee TV fame Anil Gupta, Dashavathara dance drama by Sri Jaya Natya Kala academy, Kolar, Bharathanatyam by Sahana L Shetty and Aishwarya A Revankar, Kannada folk songs by Go Na Swamy Bangalore and Manu, Mangalore and various other programmes.

Manjunath Sagar welcomed, Go Na Swami compered and Sangamesh Badavadagi proposed the vote of thanks.

Suresh Shetty Ballari, president, V G Pai Mangalore, chief secretary, Ram Shiroor (Kenya), E V Sathyanarayan Bangalore, Chethan Shetty, Nikil Noronha, Naveen Pinto, Michael Veigas, Laveen Viegas, S M Farooq, Leo Fernandes Jerimery, Anil Moras, Sujatha Dharmapal among others were present.

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  • PRAMOD NAIK, Orissa / KUNDAPURA

    Sat, Aug 11 2012

    WHEN I SUGGESTED PEOPLE TO USE MORE KANNADA THAN HINDI SLOGANS LIKE JAI HO HERE ON DAIJI MANY PEOPLE WERE ANTI KANNADA,NOW WHY THIS SUPPORT FOR THAI KANNDA BALAGA ??? ALL DRAMA!
    NOBODY HAS REAL KANNADIGA FEELINGS,ALL SEE HINDI MOVIES AND KANNADA IS DYING OUT AFTER 3000 YEARS OF ITS EXISTENCE,ITS ONE OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST LANGUAGES AND ONLY ONE OF THE FOUR CLASSICAL LANGUAGES OF INDIA.EVEN IN MANGALUUR NOBODY ENCOURAGES KANNADA AS MAJORITY ARE KONKANIS AND TULU.REST ARE AA RE JAA RE HINDI AND ENGLISH. THE NEW ENTRANTS ARE MALAYALIS SO KANNADA IS TOTALLY DEAD..HERE ALSO ALL ARE SUPPORTING RONS OUT OF COMMUNITY FEELING AND NOT AS KANNADIGA FEELING! THIS IS THE SAD STORY OF KARNATAKA! NO SUPPORTERS....KANNADA MAATE NEENE KAAPAADD APPA EE MANDA JANAKKE SALPA TILUVALKI KODU..KRATAGNATEGALU

    JAYA KARNATAKA

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  • CYRIL CASTELINO, MUMBAI/MANGALORE

    Wed, Aug 8 2012

    Congrats Rons, Walter and John Veigas.. You are real inspiration to us..Mumbaiites..Let us celebrate in Mumbai.. GOD Bless You...

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  • John DSilva, Karkala/Mumbai

    Tue, Aug 7 2012

    Congrats once again to Ronsbab and Walterbab on receiving the prestigious International award in person from Thai Kannada Balaga. Both of you deserve it. Best of luck in your endeavour.

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  • Rajashree, K R Puram, Bangalore

    Tue, Aug 7 2012

    Abhinandanegalu....kannadada kampu ella kade haradali... Sthaliya prathibhegalige avakasha sigali.

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  • JOY CASTELINO, MOODUBELLE/DUBAI

    Mon, Aug 6 2012

    Congratulations Rons Bantwal & Walter Dsouza.

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  • FLORA DSOUZA, KALMADY (JERIMERI-MUMBAI)

    Mon, Aug 6 2012

    ONCE AGAIN CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL...

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  • Teja R shetty, mangalore

    Mon, Aug 6 2012

    CONGRATULATIONS TO RONS

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  • Teja R shetty, mangalore

    Mon, Aug 6 2012

    CONGRATULATIONS TO RONS

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  • Vincent Castelino, Vidyavihar/Mumbai

    Mon, Aug 6 2012

    Congrats....Rons, Walterbaab and John Veigas. Three Konkani stars of Mumbai shining at Bangkok in Thailand.

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  • Stany D'Souza, Mumbai / Miyar

    Mon, Aug 6 2012

    Congratulations to all the winners. Keep up the good work done.

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  • Archy, Byndoor / Dubai

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    Congratulations ...............

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  • Jayakar D.Poojary, Moodbidri/Mumbai

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    My hearty congratulations to Mr.Rons Bantwal for confirming on him the INTERNATIONAL PERSON OF THE LUMINERIES award by The THAI KANNADA BALAGA in Bangkok on 4.8.2012.
    I once again congratulate Mr.Walter D'Sousa Kalmady and Mr.Dharmapal Devadiga for confirming on them " INTERNATIONAL MAN OF THE YEAR " award by Thai Kannada Balaga in Bangkok= I also congratulate all the other peronalities who have been confirmed respective awards in recognition of their noble service.
    Jayakar D.Poojary Mumbai < mail4jayakar@rediffmail.com>

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  • Maurice Lobo, Viraje/Dubai

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    Congrats Rons

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  • A I DIAS, BENNEKUDRU/BARKUR/MUMBAI

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    CONGRATULATIONS! DEAR RONS.

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  • Mark Denis D'souza, Niddodi/Sharjah-U.A.E.

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    Congratulations dear Rons Bantwal on Conferred Thai Kannada Balaga Award,wishing you good luck in your dedicated work as Journalist,thanks all the team Thai Kannada Balaga,Bangkok,Thailand.God bless you all for your unity and service.
    Mark Denis D'souza

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  • Tripti, Brahmavar/Dubai

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    Congrats,

    Wish u all the best

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  • Sudhakar Thumbay, Thumbay/DUBAI

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    "CONGRATS" Dear Friend RONS BANTWAL,wish u all the best.

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  • WALTER MONTEIRO, BELMAN/ABUDHABI

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    ABINANDAN THUKHA MOGACHA RONS. TU EK BOMBAYENTH PERZELCHEN KODIYALCHEN NEKETREH. WALTI MASTER

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  • Gratian , Dubai

    Sun, Aug 5 2012

    CONGRATS......

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