Dubai: Nanu Marol Thottam elected convener of Daiji Writers Forum


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Dubai, Jul 13: Noted Konkani critic and stage actor Nanu Marol Thottam (Clarence Stephen Fernandes) has been elected as the convener of Daiji Writers Forum, a prominent forum of Konkani writers in UAE. He will team up with Sunil Fernandes Kota as co-convener and Santhosh D’Souza Perla as treasurer. The election for the term 2020-2022 was held recently under the supervision of Dayan D’Souza, the pillar and founder member of Daiji Writers Forum.

Nanu Marol Thottam acclaimed critic of Konkani Literature and a veteran stage actor is a senior member of Daiji Dubai forum. He is has a rich experience of writing and has been giving his service for the last three decades in Konkani literature. He also has rich experience in leading various organisations in UAE like Karaval Milan and SAKATH Thottam.

 
Clockwise: Clarence, Sunil, Santhosh, Melwyn and Darel

Sunil Fernandes Kota is famous for his humorous writings. His humour based articles were published in various periodicals. Being the Daiji Dubai forum member for the last 18 years he also has a rich experience of leadership in Karaval Milan.

Santhosh Perla a budding writer with his strong viewpoints is a graduate in law and native of Maniyampare Church (former Ukkinadka Church) of Kasargod deanery, is a well-known youth leader of the deanery. He served as president of Kasargod deanery ICYM from 2000-2011 and president of Emirates Konkans Kasargod.

The outgoing co-convener Naveen Sequeira on behalf of outgoing convener Dinesh Correa expressed gratitude, showed appreciation for member’s faith and declared his complete backing to the new team. In his inaugural speech, Nanu Marol Thottam thanked the members, appealed for the support and assured to carry on with the literary missions of Daiji Writers Forum. Further, he said it is a big responsibility entrusted on him to lead such an esteemed organization like Daiji Dubai. Sunil Fernandes Kota and Santhosh Perla supported him.

Daiji Writers Forum was formed in 1999 has grown leaps and bounds during last 19 years of ‘telltale’ history, that includes conferring annual literary awards and lifetime achievement awards, arranging workshops on literature, cultural programmes, Konkani standup comedy shows, the publication of books, providing financial assistance to needy writers and getting involved in several other causes of Konkani.

At the same time elections were also held for Daiji Rang Madir, an association of Konkani Theatre artistes, residing in Dubai.

Darrel D’Souza Vamanjoor, an energetic and well-known personality to theatre lovers, was unanimously elected as convener of Daiji Rang Mandir. While Melwyn Kalakul was elected as the co-convener.

Darrel and Melwyn popularly known as Lav-Kush of Konkani stage are the trained artistes from Konkani Drama repertory Kalakul. Their rich experience of acting talent is already enjoyed and appreciated by the UAE stage audience.

 

  

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  • C.G.S., Mangluur

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Salam salam tumkam! Daiji Dubai sonchalok zaun vinchun ailelya Nanu Marol, saha sonchalok Sunil Kota ani khozondar Santhosh Perla hankam hardik shubhashai! Toshench Daiji Rang Mandir sonchalok zaun vinchun ailelya Darrel Vamanjoor ani saha sonchalok Melwyn Kalakul hankam ullas ani obhinandan. UAE-nt Konkani bhas,sahitya ani sounskroti jivall dovorunk vavurchya tumkam sorv yashasvi magtam!

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  • Leslie Dominic Arouza, Thottam

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Dear Nanu and your team

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  • KEVIN LEWIS, TRASI/DUBAI

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Nanu Marol and the newly elected team. Wish you all the very best, keep it up

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  • Vincent Dsa, Dubai/Manipal

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations to the entire team. is there any contact details/website of this forum?

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  • Dinesh Gras, Dubai

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Nanu,Sunil and Team. All the best....

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  • GABRIEL VAZ, KULSHEKAR/BENGALURU

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Nanu Marol and team. May Daiji Dubai flourish and prosper with innovative programmes under your dynamic leadership.

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  • Deepak, Paladka

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Nanu , Santhosh and Sunil ..
    God bless

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  • Thomas Lobo, Thottam/Udupi/Kuwait.

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations to dear Nanu Marol and teem .

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  • Lancy Noronha, Bellore - Dubai

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Clarance and team. Wishing you all the best.

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  • Ronald D, Udupi

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations to Nanu Marol and new office bearers.

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  • Antony Cony D Souza, Karkala/Doha

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    I believe it is a great honour to you Clarence baab.
    Congratulations Nanu & Team;
    Best wishes.

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  • JOY CASTELINO, MOODUBELLE/DUBAI

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Nanu & Team. Wish you all the best.

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  • J.F D SOUZA, Attavar, Mangalore

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations to Nanu Marol and other office bearers of Daiji Writers Forum. Wish you all the best.

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  • Francis, Shirva/UK

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations to Nanu Marol and his team, Best Wishes.

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  • Apolinaris D'Souza, Valencia/Muscat

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations & All the best

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  • Gerry D’Mello, Bendur / Canada

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Hearty congrats Nanu Marol Thottam for being elected as the Convener of the prestigious Daiji Konkani Writers Forum. We all know that the timing is very challenging. But you are capable enough to take the Forum to the next level. We wish every success to you & rest of the team!

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  • John Lancy, Omzoor/Dubai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations Nanu Marol & Team; Best wishes to Darrel & Melwyn .

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  • Vijay Fernandes, Kota/ Bengaluru

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations to the new team.
    Sunil you have greater responsibility.
    All the best..

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  • Manor Menezes, Shirva/Abudhabi

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations Nanu Marol and the newly elected team. Wish you all the very best

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  • Rohan, Thottam/ Dubai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations Mr Nanu and team . Wish you all the best

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  • Roshan, Dubai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    ಖಡಾಖಡ್.. ಕಟ್ ಟು ಕಟ್... ಡೈರೆಕ್ಟ್ ಫ್ರಮ್ ಹಾರ್ಟ್... ಬರ್ಪಾ ವಾಳ್ತೆಲಿ

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  • ????? ????, ??????????

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    ಅಭಿನಂದನ್ ಡ್ಯಾರೆಲ್ ಆನಿ ಮೆಲ್ವಿ, ಕಲಾಕುಲ್ ಚೊ ಮಾನ್ ತುಮಿ ವಡಾಯ್ಲಾ. ತುಮ್ಚ್ಯಾ ಫುಡರ್ಪಾಣಾರ್ ದೈಜಿ ರಂಗ್ ಮಂದಿರ್ ಫುಲೊಂ.

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  • Jossie Mascarenhas, Bajpe

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Nanu you rock. Under you the Daiji Writers Forum is going to see golden days.

    Similarly I wish the Lav-Kush jodi also full success in their future plans.

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  • KATAPAID KONKANS, Dubai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations to Mr. Clarence Stephen Fernandes (Nanu Marol ) and entire team of Daiji.
    wishing you all the best.

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  • Flora Dsouza, Kalmady / Jerimeri, Mumbai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Great news... Hearty congratulations to Nanu Marol Thottam (Clarance Fernandes) on his election of Convener of Daiji Writers. He deserve it. I also congratulate other Members as well. Wishing all of you all the very best and every success to your future write ups.

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  • Agnel DSilva, Katapadi / Dubai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulation to dear Nanu Marol and Team.
    Wishing you all the best and success to take Daiji Writers Forum to new heights.
    well deserved leadership.
    let our Konkani literature and language shine in UAE.
    best wishes.

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  • Prakash D' Cunha, Bajpe/Ashoknagar/Abudhabi

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations & all the very best.

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  • Dr Gerald PInto, Kallianpur

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congrats to Nanu and his team. All the best in difficult time.

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  • Dr. Edward Nazareth, Mangalore

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations Nanu Marol and all the new office bearers of Daiji Dubai and Daiji Rang Mandir. Wish you all the best.

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  • Kavita Trust, Mangalore

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations. All these years you have been working behind the scenes. Well deserved honour by Daiji. All the best to you... Let us work together...

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  • Charles D'Mello, Pangala

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations Mr. Nanu Marol.

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  • Prem Moras, Mangalore

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulations Nanu marol..

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  • jovin Dosuza, Pangla / Dubai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Congratulation to Nanu Marol, Sunil and Santhosh. I wish you all the best.
    Nanu Marol is a Talented person with rich experience in Konkani literature and leadership.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Mon, Jul 13 2020

    Welcome Aboard ...

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  • Eric D'Souza & Fly., Perampalli/Dubai

    Tue, Jul 14 2020

    Congratulations Nanu Marol and all the new office bearers of Daiji Writers Forum And wish you all the best.

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