Report by Yogish D Kumbhasi
Team Mangalorean Kundapur
Kundapur: Billava Samaja Sangha Kundapur distributed educational scholarship to the children of Billava community at Sri Narayana Guru Auditorium in Kundapur on Sunday August 19.
Kota Srinivasa Poojary minister of Muzrai, Port and inland transport distributed the scholarships to the students on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion Kota Srinivas Poojary said that students should possess good character as it plays a vital role in leading a peaceful life. Children should give importance to the education and learn to respect elders. Hard work and patience will make a person successful in life. He urged the students to set a goal in life and take education as a challenge to succeed in life.
Hon'ble President Kundapur Billava Seva Sangha Suresh S. Poojary, presided over the function. The students who have scored highest marks in SSLC were felicitated on the occasion.
Kundapura Town Municipality President K. Mohanadas Shenoy, Malpe Industrialist Pramod Madhwaraj, Mani Gopala, Vice President of the Association, General Secretary Moodura Master, Kundapura Narayana Guru Education & Culture Endowment Institution Secretary Narayana Billava Hala Alive, Kundapura Sri Naryana Guru Yuvaka Mandala President Gopala Poojary Vaderahobali, Billava Samaja Seva Sangh Mahila Ghataka President Kalpana Bhasker were present on the occasion. Association President NT Poojary welcomed the gathering. Bhasker Vittalavadi compered the programme.
Meanwhile State Mujarai, Port & Fisheries, District Minister In charge Kota Srinivas Poojary visited Anegudde Sri Vinayaka Temple, Koteshwara Mariyamma and Pattabhi Ramachandra Temples in Kundapur Taluk and offered special prayers.