Aithappa Naik Prez of Puttur Kannada Sahitya Parishat
Puttur: The district unit of the Kannada Sahitya Parishat has chosen B Aithappa Naik, a retired teacher and national-level award-winner, for the post of the president of the Puttur taluk Kannada Sahitya Parishat.
He took over the charge at a function held on Sunday. Naik also announced the office-bearers and other committee members.
Secretary: Sarojini Nagappayya Menala, retired teacher
N K Jagannivas Rao, national award-winning advocate
Woman representative: Vatsala Rajni
Backward classes representative: Kumar K, retired headmaster
Abraham Varghese, correspondent, St George educational institutions
Narayana Bhat T, headmaster, Sanskrit School, Ramakunja
Abubaqer Arlapadavu, editor, ‘Gadinaada Dhwani’
Xavier D’Souza, principal, Women’s College
Bhaskar Barya, president, Anjaneya Yakshagana Kala Sangha
Dr H G Shridhar, lecturer, Vivekananda College
Immediate past president Dr Varadaraja Chandragiri and others are in the advisory committee.