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Mangalore: Fr Prashanth Madtha, Master Hirannayya among Sandesha Awardees


Mangalore: Fr Prashanth Madtha, Master Hirannayya among Eight Sandesha Awardees

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (RS)

Mangalore, Jan 30: The annual awards given by the Sandesha Foundation for Culture and Education will be conferred on eight eminent personalities for their contribution to art, literature and media.

This was announced by Dr Na D'Souza, chairman of the Sandesha Awards jury, at a press conference here on Friday January 30 morning.

"The jury has selected 8 personalities for the prestigious Sandesha Awards-2009, while the The Little Sisters of the Poor, Mysore have been selected for the Sandesha special recognition award. 

Following are the awardees:

Dr G S Amoora, Dharwad (Kannada literature)
Fr Prashanth Madtha, SJ (Konkani literature)
Manu Idya, Suratkal (Tulu literature)
Master Hirannayya, Bangalore (Art)
Harini S Rao (Cinema-TV)
Vishnu Naik, Ankola (Journalism)
Mandya Ramesh (Media education)
K K Pejawar, Kulai (Education)
The Little Sisters of the Poor, Mysore (Special Recognition award)

The awards will be presented at a gala ceremony to be held at Sandesha premises on Sunday February 8. Bishop Aloysius Paul will preside over the function while Bishop Henry D'Souza of Bellary, who is also the founder-director of Sandesha, Prof B M Hegde of World Academy of Authentic Healing Science, will be the chief guests on the occasion.

"The Sandesha awardees are always selected without inviting applications. Accordingly the jury selects eminent contributors for the award," said Fr Valerian Mendonca, director of Sandesha.

The jury headed by by Dr Na D' Souza consists of Richard Lewis, Dr Na Da Shetty, Fr Mark Walder, Dr Sara Aboobakkar and Chandrakala Nandavara, he added.

Leo D 'Souza, manager and Titus Noronha, member of awards organizing committee were also present the press meet.


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  • Sujatha Lucy, Kanyana

    Tue, Jul 12 2011

    Congratulation Fr. I remember you till the end of my life because you helped me and my brother Peter to our education in St. Alosious college.and gave us dresses. Thank you very much Fr. God may give you good health. Bless me Father.

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  • Ayeshia & Aldrin, Bangalore

    Thu, Jan 27 2011

    Congratulations Fr Madtha . We salute you for all your contributions.

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  • Smitha Mascarenhas, Mangalore/Dubai

    Sun, Feb 1 2009

    Dear Uncle Prashanth, we are so happy to read that you will be conferred with the prestigious Sandesha Awards-2009 for your contribution to Konkani literature. Congratulations and keep up the good work. Hope to get a copy of your "Padanidhi" for our personal reference. Best regards from Smitha, Prakash, Baby Rachael Natalie & Baba Alister Rowan Mascarenhas

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  • Dylan Farias, Mangalore/Dubai

    Sun, Feb 1 2009

    Congratulations Fr.Prashanth Madtha who was my Principal at St.Aloysius College Mangalore. Wishes to all the other Awardees too.

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  • Simon Lasrado, sullia/Bengaluru

    Sun, Feb 1 2009

    Congratulations Father Prashanth Madtha,for getting the prestigious Sandesh award for the year 2009.I'm very proud of you being you are my childhood friend/relative.Being a true son of Sullia a small town of Mangalore district..we are very happy.May God shower more and more Graces on you so that you get more and more awards every year.All the best in future.

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  • KIRAN / HANNA , DOHA - QATAR

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    Congratulations Fr. Prashanth Madtha on being conferred this prestigious award. Wishing you many more laurels in the future.

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  • George Cruz, Mangalore/USA

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    I am a alumini of St. Aloysius College, one of the best institutions in the world. Congratulations to Fr. Prasanth Madtha

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  • George Cruz, Mangalore/USA

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    I am a alumini of St. Aloysius College, one of the best institutions in the world. Congratulations to Fr. Prasanth Madtha

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  • Oliver Mark D' Souza, Bajpe/Dubai

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    CONGRATULATIONS dear Fr. Prashanth Madtha.I always remember your generosity and thoughtfulness.You have certainly touched the hearts of your students and your staff members. You have really been my role model. Thank you dear Fr.for all the encouragement, direction and support.If you happen to read this message please send me your email ID to olivesal@yahoo.com

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  • Shridhara Achar K, Puttur/Bangalore

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    Hearty congratulations to Fr.Madtha, Master Hirannayya, Vishnu Nail and other Sandesha Award winners. Sandesha Foundation for Culture and Education has been conferring the prestigious Award to eminent personalities of various fields. Social service in real sense!

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  • FLORA DSOUZA, jeppu / dubai

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    gud morning Father. Congratulations!!! You deserve it!! I am proud to say that, I worked under you for 10 years!!!!Good wishes from Francis and Franklin(Son). I am in dubai Father. this is my email Id/no., floracastelino@yahoo.co.in.(00971504384983) Please, inform me when you visit dubai. regards, Flora

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  • jessy castelino, surathkal

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    congratulation Fr madtha and all those who are getting sandesha awards.

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  • CGS, Mangalore

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Congratulations and Best wishes to Fr.Prashant Madtha,SJ,for bagging the Prestigious Sandesha Award (Konkai Literature)2008.A wise and witty person of words and deeds has contributed a lot to Konkani Literature and journalism.

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  • Nagaraja rao javali, Thirthahalli

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Congradulations dear Fr Prashanth Madtha-Javali

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  • Ashraf Sullia Kuwait, Sullia

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Sir Fr.Madtha Congratulations! I feel proud on your award and I am glad that I was your student from 1998 - 2001. Good Luck & all the best wishes with You Sir.

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  • Philip Monteiro, Paneer/Bola

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    Congratulations Fr Prashanth Madtha (your SAC student year 1996) Philip Monteiro

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  • Ligoury Fernandes, Joseph Nagar, Jeppu

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    Congratulations Fr.Madtha on being conferred this prestigious award. You deserved it. Also to all other awardees. My God give you strength to serve to our society in future also. Bro Loy`s family

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  • Fr.George Martiz, Mysore

    Sat, Jan 31 2009

    Dear Little sisters of the poor, Mysore, Congratualtions on your receiving Sandesha special recognition award. We highly appreciate your dedicated service to the aged. We are really proud of you. Fr.George Martiz. Mysore.

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  • Gerry D'Mello, Bendur / Canada

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Dear Fr.Prashant, hearty congratulations on being conferred the prestigious 'Sandesha' award. You truly deserve this coveted award. Your contribution for Konkani & Kannada literature is praise-worthy. Wishing you many more laurels in the future.

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  • Brian Pereira, Udyavar/USA

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Dear Fr. Prashanth, congratulations. Once again you have made all of us (Jesuits) proud...I wish you win many more awards for your great contributions to Konkani, Kannada and English literature. I'm sure you are an inspiration to many budding writers in Karnataka Province. Great going Prashanth.

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  • Prashanth Hebbar, Abu Dhabi

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Father Prashanth, Congratulations on your Sandesha Award. You deserve it

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  • Veera Madtha, Mangalore

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Hi Father.....Congrats from the entire Madtha family...(Vittal) and your student

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  • Prakash/Louella, Mangalore/ Oman

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Dear Fr. Prashanth Madtha Congratulations on being conferred this prestigious award.

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  • Fr. Vijay K. Prabhu SJ, Bangalore

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Dear Fr. Prashant, hearty congratulations. The Karnataka Jesuit Province is proud of you and your achievements. Vijay Prabhu SJ, Provincial Superior

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  • wilfred, london

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Dear Fr.Madtha Congratulations i always remember you iwas your kannada student 1983-1985

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  • george borromeo, mangalore

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Congratulations Fr. Madtha,Master Hirannayya,and other awardees. we salute you all, for your sincier contribution to our society.

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  • sujeeth shetty, mangalore

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Congratulations dear Fr prashanth madtha we manglorians are proud of you ( your student year 1990 ) Sujeeth Shetty

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  • Gerald, Chikmagalur

    Fri, Jan 30 2009

    Dear Awardees, CONGRATULATIONS to all My special congratulations to Fr. Prasanth Martha, who was my Principal,in St.Aloysius College. Pray that you all will have a great day with more sucess.

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