Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (RD)
Mumbai, Oct 11: The city's Bunts Sangh is a significant organization engaged in welfare of the community. The Bunts Sangh, led by president Aikala Harish Shetty who has introduced farsighted plans for progress of community, was lauded by Dr Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala.
Dharmadhikari Dr Veerendra Heggade spoke after inaugurating the Ranjani Sudhakar Hegde (Tunga) social welfare annexe building located near the Radhabai T Bhandary auditorium, Bunts Bhavan, Matunga (West) here on Saturday October 8.
"A community gets empowerment educationally, socially and economically, by the selfless contributions of their veterans. History proves that Bunts belonged to Jain community and were soldiers," added Dharmadhikari Dr Veerendra Heggade.
Bunts Sangh president Aikala Harish Shetty presided over the programme.
Nitte Education Trust chairman Dr Nitte Vinay Hegde, Mulky – Moodbidri MLA Abayachandra Jain, Tunga Group of Hotels CMD Sudhakar S Hegde, Brahanmumbai Mahanagarpalika top officer B H Wadhwa were present at the dais.
Dr Vinay Hegde said that peace and happiness lies in what one does for the least of community. The maternal love and inborn qualities what Bunts community makes them to be successful in every venture, said Dr Hegde. MLA Abayachandra Jain said that community welfare of Bunts is legendary.
The donors Tunga Group CMD Sudhakar, Jayalaxmi Umanat Shetty (Ajit India), Vijayalaxmi Mahesh S Shetty (Baba Group), Sandhya Vivek Shetty Nagriguttu, Navin Bharat Shetty (Aditi International), Anita Ashok Shetty (Sharada Lodge – Dadar), Vasanti K M Shetty (V K Group), Ashwin Arvind Poonja (M R Poonja International), Pramod Shivaram Shetty (Satkar Residency – Thane), B H Vadya (Engineers and architects) Sudhakar Shetty (Solution One) were felicitated during the programme.
Bunts Sangh vice president chartered accountant Shankar B Shetty, honorary treasurer Prabhakar L Shetty, women wing president Asha Manohar Hegde, president Gowtam S Shetty, education and social welfare Committee convener Ratnakar Shetty Mundkoor, honorary secretary Bhaskar M Shetty were also present.
Aikala Harish Shetty welcomed the gathering. Chartered accountant Satish Shetty proposed vote of thanks.
A devotional singing programme was held after the stage programme.