Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (EP)
Udupi, Oct 19: District Boudh Mahasabha held the 64th Dhammachakra Pravartan Day here on October 18. More than 50 people belonging to the Dalit community accepted Buddhism as their faith on the occasion.
Sugatapala Bhantheji who had arrived from Mysuru administered the oath ceremony for the converted Dalits. Similarly, more than 30 students who had secured top marks in SSLC and PU examination were given scholarships and felicitated. Professor Bhaskar Vittal was the chief orator at the ceremony.
District Dalit leader Sunder Master, Shamraj Berthi, Narayana Manoor, Shekar Hejmady, Shekar Havanje, Shambhu Master, Pushpakar, Manjunath Giliar, Annappa Nakre, Shamsunder Thekkatte, Manjunath V, Keerthikumar Padubidri, Vittal Thottam, Ravindra Bantakallu, Raghavendra Belle, Rajendra Belle, Bhaskar Master Kunjibettu, Vittal Uchila, Gopalakrishna Kundapur, Manjunath Balthudru, Suresh Barkur, Krishna, Parameshwar Uppoor, Ajaykumar, Anand Brahmavar, Muralidhar, Ramesh and others were present.