News and Pic by Rons Bantwal (AF)
Mumbai, June 26: The Karnataka Sangha, Mumbai, in collaboration with Hridayavani, a weekly from Mangalore will organize Akhila Bharata Kannada Sanskrita Sammelana-2006 on Saturday July1 and Sunday July 2 at the Vishweshwaraiah auditorium of the Sangha.
The programme will be presided over by noted veteran writer Na. D'Souza. Karnataka state fisheries minister B Nagraj Shetty will inaugurate the programme on July 1 at 3.30 pm. Social Welfare department minister Balachandra Jarakiholi will preside over the inaugural programme while Bharat Bank working president Jaya C Suvarna, E V Satyanarayan of Prajavani daily and businessman Anand P Shetty will be the chief guests.
Karnataka Sangha, Mumbai president Manohar M Kori will release a souvenir on the occasion, informed Hridayavani correspondent and organizing committee president K P Manjunath Sagar in a press release.
Hotelier Ganesh Pujari, Delhi, writer G D Joshi, Mumbai, Tammanna Parsi of Moodaliga Banking, R K Shetty, Mumbai, social worker Vittal Pujari, Dramatist Kagodu Annappa, journalist Rons Bantwal and committee member Baburaj Pujari, Delhi will be felicitated on the occasion, said Karnataka Sangha Mumbai welcome committee vice-president Bharat Kumar Polipu and chief secretary Omdas Kannagar.
Various artistes including Kumari Srishti from Bangalore will entertain the audience as part of the cultural programme.
'Nanna Doni Ninna Teera' an anthology by Na D'Souza and 'Padapanu Kannaru,' a book of Tulu devotional songs by Dr Sunita M Shetty will also be released on the occasion.