Mangaluru, Mar 18: Lions club, Ashok Nagar, here, organised a condolence meeting at Lions Seva Bhavan near Circuit House, Kadri to pay homage to late Lion Suresh Shetty, former corporator, well-known social activist, an environment lover, Seve Dal convener who passed away on March 13 due to a massive heart attack.
At the condolence meeting, Premanand Shetty, the mayor spoke about late Suresh Shetty’s personality and his social concerns. He urged that one should adopt at least few of his qualities in life and be a good citizen.
Shashidar Shetty, former mayor while speaking about Suresh Shetty relished memories of his long association with him and his obsession with the goodness of society.
B Prabhakar Shriyan, convenor of Seva Dal, Umanath Kotekar, organiser of Ramakrishna Swacch Bharath Abhiyan, Dil Raj Alva, president of the Bus Owners Association were present to pay tribute to Late Lion Suresh Shetty.
On behalf of Lions District 317 D, former district governors, Lion Devdas Bhandari, Lion Ronald Isak Gomes, Lion Uday Shankar Shet, Lion K C Prabhu, Lion Shashidhar Shetty and Lion Vasanth Kumar Shetty, first district vice-governor were in attendance to pay their tribute to the departed soul.
Late Suresh Shetty had devoted himself to various social, religious and social service organizations. Many followers, fans, friends from different corners of the city participated in the meeting.
Dr Naveen Shetty K, the chairman of the Lions Club Ashoknagar Charitable Trust also paid homage to the departed soul and addressed the gathering. Lion Sadashiva Hegde delivered the vote of thanks as he paid tribute to the departed. Lion Prashanth B Shetty compered the meeting, while Lion Prajwala Shetty, president of Lions Club Ashok Nagar was coordinator of the condolence meeting.