Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (MS)
Kundapur, Mar 25: Renowned singer and Padmabhushan awardee K S Chithra said that she is blessed to have received the award as she was inspired by Dr S Janaki.
Chithra spoke after receiving the Dr S Janaki national award given by Manasmitha Foundation Kota, Geethananda Foundation Manoor and Yuva Meridian.
Manasmitha national award was conferred on psychiatrist Dr C R Chandrashekhar.
Speaking on the occasion Nadoja Dr G Shankar said, “It is very meaningful that two great personalities have received the awards. Coastal region is proud that a great singer like Chithra is given the award. Programmes like this have increased the fame and name of Kundapur.”
The programme was presided over by Dr Prakash C Tolar. Sponsor of Geetananda Foundation Anand C Kunder, partner of Yuva Meridian Opera Park Vinay Kumar Shetty, director of Geetananda Foundation Prashant Kunder, Neha Satish Poojary and Kavita Prakash Tolar were the chief guests.
Programme coordinator Dr Satish Poojary welcomed the gathering. Dr Umesh Puthran read the citation.
Principal of Tenkanidiyoor college Vishwanatha Karaba compered the event. S Janaki national award contains Rs one lac cash and a plaque. Manasmita national award contains Rs 25000 cash and a plaque.
A grand musical evening was presented by Arayabhata awardee Dr Sathish Poojary and his team. Thousands of audience were present as the entrance was free. Samudyatha group events of Kota managed the event.