Daijiworld Media Network – Mumbai (EP)
Mumbai, Jun 13: Kadandale Suresh Bhandary was felicitated for his services to the society at Bantara Bhavan, Kurla east here on Sunday morning, June 12. Gurme foundation president Gurme Suresh Shetty, presided over and inaugurated the programme.
Veekay group managing director K M Shetty released the book ‘Surabhi’ about Suresh Bhandary. Karnataka Dharmika Parishat former member Vidwan Panja Bhasker Bhat presented to the Bhandary couple the silver medal donated by Dharmastala’s Dr D Veerendra Heggade and congratulated them on behalf of all the Tulu Kannadigas. Laxmi memorial education trust president and managing director of A J hospital Mangaluru A J Shetty was the chief guest.
Guest of honour were Global Bantara Sangha federation president Aikala Harish Shetty, Tulu Sangha Baroda president Shashidhar B Shetty, Mogaveera Mahajana Seva Sangha Bagwadi Hobali honorary president Suresh R Kanchan and Panvel municipal corporation’s Santhosh G Shetty. They honoured Kadandale Suresh Bhandary with an attractive Peta, Shawl, presented fruits and flowers, the book, memento and congratulated him.
Felicitation committee president Sadashiva Bhandary Sakleshpur, vice president Dr Shivarama K Bhandary, honorary chief secretary Mundkoor Surendra Salian, honorary treasurer G T Acharya, joint secretary Karnur Mohan Rai, chief editor of the book S Daya, Suresh Bhandary, Megha Saurabh Bhandary, master Aryaman Saurabh Bhandary, Anagha Suresh Bhandary and family members congratulated Suresh Bhandary.
Ladies from Bhandary Seva Sangha, Mumbai honoured Suresh Bhandary with Arati, Kumkuma on the forehead and Thilaka. The gathering lit their mobile torches; women lit lamps and made the programme meaningful and beautiful.
Panja Bhasker Bhat spoke and congratulated on behalf of the entire audience. Suresh Bhandary in his reply expressed his gratitude for the felicitations.
Advocate R M Bhandary on behalf of Bhandary Seva Sangha and office bearers, president Sadashiva Bhandary on behalf of Bhandary Maha Mandala, Karunaker Bhandary Guruvayanakere, Ashith Kumar Shetty, Tony Verghese Ujire, Pravin Shetty Padubidri, heads of various groups and associations in Mumbai, honorary advisors of felicitation committee, members and book committee members congratulated Suresh Bhandary with fruits and flowers.
The programme began after prayer by Padmanabha Sasihitlu. G T Acharya welcomed. Mundkur Surendra Salian gave an introduction. Sadashiva Bhandary Sakleshpur congratulated in his speech. Karnur Mohan Rai read the letter of felicitation. Office bearers honoured chief editor S Daya, Prasanna Shetty of Sri Devi Art Printers, Patla Sathish Shetty and the guests. Felicitation committee advisor Ashok Pakkala introduced the guests and compered the programme. Ganesh Kumar rendered a vote of thanks.
Nikita Sadanand Ameen team performed dances. Kala Saurabha artists performed group dances. Ehsas Khureshi and team performed comedy skits. Mahakali Magadendra, a yakshagana play directed by Sathish Shetty was performed in the evening.