Mangalore: Beary Sahitya Academy to confer honorary awards on May 18
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Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore
Mangalore, May 14: The Karnataka Beary Sahitya Academy will confer its annual honorary awards for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 at a ceremony to be held at Town Hall here on May 18 at 4 pm.
For 2012-13, V A Ismail Madani, Mohammad Baddoor, and Dr B K Yusuf, will be presented with the honorary awards for Beary language, art, and literature, respectively.
For 2013-14, the honorary awards for Beary language, art, and literature will go to Abdul Razak Harekala, Karambar Mohammad, and Basheer Baikampady, respectively.
They will be presented with Rs 10,000 cash, a memento and a certificate each.
Abdul Khadar Goltamajalu (2012-2013 - organizing), Dr Kaup Mohammad (2012-2013 - education), B M Mumtaz Ali (2013-14 - social service), Charmadi Hasanabba (2013-14 - social service) and Zukariya Venur (2013-14 - theatre) will also be bestowed the honorary awards in their respective fields.
At 3 pm, a cultural procession will be inaugurated by Kasargod Chinna, president of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy.
The procession will be flagged off from the University college and will pass through State Bank and culminate at Town Hall. The award recipients will be taken in the procession, accompanied by Kolkali, Oppan, Duff, Thalim, Cheeni band and attractive Beary folk teams.
Dr Mohan Alva, chairman of Alva’s Educational Foundation will inaugurate the programme, while Karnataka Beary Sahitya Academy president Rahim Uchil will preside.
Litterateur Amrutha Someshwar and founder of Karavali Group of Colleges Ganesh Rao will distribute the awards.
MLA Ramanath Rai, Mangalore south MLA J R Lobo, U T Khadar, Mohuiddin Bava, Beltangady MLA Vasanth Bangera, Moodbidri MLA K Abhaychandra Jain, Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty, Sullia MLA K Angara, Basavaraj, chief secretary of Kannada cultural and information department, Ramachandra Rao, deputy secretary of Kannada and culture department, K Sudhakar Shetty, assistant secretary, Kannada cultural and information department, Ramakrishna K, commissioner of Kannada and culture department, Mohammad Ali Uchil, president of Bearys Welfare Forum, Dubai, Abdul Razak, Ananthaadi, Government PU College professor, and Harshad Vorkady, Manjeshwar Mandal panchayat vice-president will be the chief guests.
Rahim Uchil, president, Umarabba, registrar, K Jamaluddin, member were present during the press meet.