Abdul Mubarak Karaje
Oman: A brotherhood, fraternity family get together programme ‘Bandhavya -2016’ was conducted by Karnataka brothers under the guidance of Social Forum Muscat at the Barka farm house here, on March 25.
Most of the Karnataka brothers gathered to make the programme successful which included games, sports, quizzes etc. In order to bring up the sweet childhood memories, ‘Goodangadi’, ‘Charmuri stall’, ‘Thatti hotel’, and ‘Omelet shop’ were put up. The amazing taste of the delicacies was loved by the people.
The social forum Muscat decided to get the entire requirement to put up these stalls from the hometown itself in order to maintain the reality and flavours of the food. Apart from these a buffet dinner was arranged which was cooked and served by the members of the forum inside the farm house compound. A rural village atmosphere was seen throughout the programme.
The programme included games for children, funny games for men and women were also conducted. Further, stage programmes included skit, duff etc, which added special attraction to the audience.
At the outset, on the auspicious occasion the chief guest, the State committee member of Social Democratic Party of India Karnataka State, Aslam Hassan, spoke a few words about the Social Forum, he praised brotherhood and the hard work of the members and also felicitated the members of the forum saying that the success behind this programme was because of the unity and team work of the members. Later the President of Social Forum-Muscat Anwar Moodbidri gave a brief introduction and speech regarding the help and legal guidance rendered to the needy people.
Social Forum Oman National President Hameed Panemangaluru, President of Indian Pravasi forum Yusuf Hyder Mukka, State Vice President of Social Forum Mohidin Saheb Sastan were also present. Prizes were later distributed to the winners.
Ansar Katipalla led the programme and Noor Muhammed Padubidre welcomed the gathering.