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Muddu Kanda - Vijaya Karnataka and Ideal Ice Cream give children an edge

Published Date: 18 Nov, 2008 (8:29 PM)

By Team Mangalorean
Photographs: Rajesh Shetty

Mangalore November 15, 2008: Popular Kannada daily Vijaya Karnataka had organised Muddu Kanda photo contest for children below three years in collaboration with the Ideal Ice Cream in the city on the occasion of children’s day on 14 November.

The prizes were given away to the winners at a colorful function organized at the Kuloor office of Vijaya Karnataka daily. The first place was bagged by R Sujan Prabhu son of Sudheer Prabhu and Sulakshana Prabhu (residents of Mahammayi Road), second prize went to K. Shriya Bhat daughter of Dr. K Saidath and Dr. Supriya Bhat of Jeppinamogaru, and the third place was grabbed by Arjun son of Dheeraj and Ambika of Kundapur. Apart from first three prizes, six consolation prizes were given and 30 favorite photos were selected by the judges.

The winners of the consolation prizes are Ankitha Kamath (Kuthar Padavu), Ashana (Korangrapadi), Nidhi (Ambalpadi, Udupi),  Adarsh Rai (Santhosh Nagar, Vamanjoor), Shishir KM (Puttur), and Ayush (Udyavar, Udupi).



























The winners: Sujan Prabhu, Shriya Bhat, Arjun 










The contest was held for children who were less than three years of age. More than 4300 applications were received according to an official of the daily. The contest was judged by top photographer of the city namely Yajna, well known artist Basuma, and Dr Radhika.

Director of the Mangalore Airport M.R.Vasudeva speaking on the occasion said that every child is beautiful and capturing those beautiful faces through photography is an extraordinary talent. He appreciated the managements of Vijaya Karnataka daily and Ideal Ice Cream for hosting this contest and encouraging the children. He congratulated the winners and all children who participated in the contest.

Additional SP Dilip Kumar speaking on the occasion said that role of a news paper was not limited to covering the news alone but they also had the social responsibility of providing a healthy platform for the society to display their talents.

Mr Mukund Kamath partner of Ideal ice cream presided over the function. Mr.Kumarnath gave an introduction of the paper.  Senior Sub- Editor Krishna Bhat welcomed the gathering. Ravindra Shetty compered the event. Harish Rai read the names of contestants and winners.

Resident Editor of Vijaya Karnataka UK Kumarnath and marketing manager Ramakrishna, the judges of the competition and parents of winners were also present on the occasion.

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B Sudhakar Pai, India Dec 13, 2008
Well done Vijay Karnataka for bringing out such a nice competition of "Muddu Kanda" photo contest of tiny little children below 3 years! Keep it up!!
I thank the sponsors M/s. Ideal Ice Cream for organising such contest. Keep going!!!
All the best.
Sooraj, Hong Kong Nov 17, 2008
Nithin, India Nov 17, 2008
So cute.....
Rajanikanth Shenoy, Kudpi, India Nov 16, 2008
It's a nice attempt to felicitate tiny tots!

Keep up the spirit Vijaya Karnataka and Mukund Kamath (Ideal's)!

Nice coverage Rajesh and Team Mangalorean.
krishna bhat, India Nov 16, 2008

Shwetha mumbai, India Nov 16, 2008
Vijaya Karnataka muddukanda concept is very good. And also giving a very good coverage
SRIDEVI AMBEKAL, India Nov 16, 2008
Amazing!!!!!!!!! are very beautiful................
Mohd Arif, Iran Nov 16, 2008
So Cute Photos. Super News. Thank u Rajesh Shetty, Thank u
RC BHAT, Reporter, Vijay Karnataka, India Nov 16, 2008
Thanks for Good coverage

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