Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (EP)
Kundapur, Mar 3: Dr G Shankar who donates for the health sector and education sector and steps in when society is in need donated a rest house constructed at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore. "His work is sacred. His donation to the temple will be put to positive use," said MP B Y Raghavendra.
He was speaking after inaugurating and handing over keys of Amma Rest House constructed by the Trust for the devotees arriving at Mookambika temple.
“The government has released Rs 185 crore to develop Hejmady port, Rs 16 crore for Gangolli port, Rs 85 crore for Maravanthe port and Rs 12 crore to develop Byndoor block fisheries road,” he said.
Byndoor MLA B M Sukumar Shetty presided over the programme.
Dr G Shankar said that the purpose of constructing the rest house will be fulfilled if it is maintained properly. “Fishermen are experiencing problems now. It will be better if the diesel subsidy is provided at the delivery point itself. The government should respond to the demands of fishermen also,” Dr G Shankar added.
District panchayat member, Shankar Poojary, Udupi deputy commissioner, G Jagadeesha, Kollur temple management officer and assistant commissioner, K Raju, Kollur temple executive officer, S B Mahesh, Kollur gram panchayat president, Shivaramakrishna Bhat and Kollur temple priest Ramachandra Adiga were present.
KK Kanchan congratulated the MP and MLA for having released Rs 2 crore for the Mogaveera auditorium that is being constructed at Kundapur. Dr G Shankar was felicitated on behalf of the Kollur temple.
The Trust promoter, Nadoja Dr G Shankar welcomed and gave an introductory address. Supriya sang a prayer. Mogaveera Yuva Sanghatane cultural secretary, Ashok Thekkatte compered the programme. Mogaveera Yuva Sanghatane district president, Shivarama KM rendered a vote of thanks.