Udupi: Rathabeedi Geleyaru group and the Pa Vem Acharya Trust will jointly observe the birth centenary of the late Padigaru Venkatramana Acharya, who was better known in short as Pa Vem Acharya, here on Jan 31.
Acharya had served as the editor of Kasturi Kannda monthly digest for many years. He also wrote under the pen-name of Langoolacharya, in columns and humorous write-ups.
The commemorative programme will be held in Bhavani Mantap of the Ambalapady temple at 4 pm on Saturday, Jan 31.
It be inaugurated by Dr N B Vijaya Ballal, the trustee of the temple. Sarvamangala of Hubballi will speak on the life and times of Pa Vem Acharya. The programme will be presided over the A Ishwarayya.
This information was provided at a media meet by the Trust secretary, Prof Radhakrishna Acharya, formerly of the department of Economics at Poornaprajna College and the son of the late Acharya.