Mangaluru: Towards 'Swachh Kulshekar' - Cordel parishioners hold cleanliness campaign


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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, Mar 11: As a part of the service programmes of 'Small Christian Community', under the auspices of Holy Cross church Kulshekar, 'Swachh Cordel Abhiyan 2018' event was held under the motto 'Namma Nade Swacchatheya Kade' (our march towards cleanliness) on Sunday March 11.

The event was inaugurated at 7 am near the main entrance of Kulshekar church by Bhaskar K, mayor of Mangaluru city corporation (MCC) and corporator of the local ward, under the leadership of Fr Victor Machado. parish priest of Holy Cross church, Kulshekar. J R Lobo, MLA, Mangaluru south legislative constituency was the chief guest. The aim of this campaign was to clean both sides of highway no 169 from main entrance of Infant Jesus church at Bikkarnakatta to Kulshekar Chowki.

Speaking on the occasion, J R Lobo, chief guest said, "Cleanliness is equal to Godliness. Mangaluru is a clean city. Keeping the city clean is the duty of each and every citizen. The co-operation that is given by the public of this city in keeping the environment clean motivates the progress of the city. A clean environment develops a city. Let the cleaning campaigns like this continue unabated."

Bhaskar K, mayor of Mangaluru, who inaugurated the event congratulated the residents of Kulshekar who are participating in this meaningful campaign organized by Kulshekar church.

J R Lobo, MLA, Mangaluru south legislative constituency was the chief guest on the dais. Bhaskar K, new mayor of MCC and local corporator, Fr Victor Machado, parish priest of Kulshekar church, Loy Noronha, vice-president, parish council, Kulshekar church and Saturnine Monteiro, secretary of the parish council were present.

Gurkars and representatives of all the 41 wards of Kulshekar church and the members of the church administrative committee who took part in this campaign were congratulated on the occasion.

The programme was compered by Dolphy D'Souza, convenor, small Christian community of Kulshekar church. More than 500 people took part in this campaign.

  

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  • Dsouza praful, Mangalore

    Mon, Mar 12 2018

    Good initiative by Kulshekar church. All l churches from Mangalore
    Should start this abhiyan.

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  • J.F.D SOUZA, Attavar, Mangalore

    Sun, Mar 11 2018

    Cordel parishioners have done a good job by holding swatch Kulshekar drive. yes My friend and I while going to Vamanjoor side observed all the Kulshkar parishioners joined together and were carrying out this cleanliness drive. Parish Priest of Kulshekar who has drawn this compaign needs to be appreciated and people who participated in the drive also to be praised. It is better to hold such drives once in a month. This drive be arranged in all the parishes.

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  • neil, UK

    Sun, Mar 11 2018

    Modiji...you have inspiried the Indians to clean India. swacchatha is part of our daily life now....
    Thanks modi

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