Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Oct 19: The city south MLA Vedavyasa Kamath said that the state government will release a grant of Rs 3.5 crore for the comprehensive development of Mangala Stadium in the city.
He was speaking after inaugurating the Dakshina Kannada Athletics Championship - 2019 that is organized by the Dakshina Kannada district Athletics Association at the Mangala stadium in the city.
He further said, "Already an amount of Rs 10 crore is released from the Mangaluru Smart City project for the comprehensive development of the stadium. Sports persons can achieve success by continuous hard work and grit."
Srinivas Nayak Indaje, president of Dakshina Kannada Working Journalists' Association, Nanjundappa Timmiah, regional chief of Union Bank, Rohit Hegde, retired customs assistant commissioner, Jeetendra Kottari and Sampath Shetty, entrepreneurs, Tharanath Shetty, secretary of Dakshina Kannada Athletics Association, Krishna, treasurer of the association and advisor Sunil Shetty were present on the occasion.
The programme was compered by Rita D'Souza.