Udupi: A public felicitation programme was organized on March 27 at Town Hall to felicitate Gagan G Gaonkar, winner of “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs” singing reality TV show hosted by Zee Tv.
The programme began with a welcome dance by “extreme” dance group. Santhosh Naik welcomed the gathering.
Pramod Madhwaraj MLA of Udupi felicitated Gagan G Gaonkar with Mysuru Peta, Shawl, Garland, Fruits and Memento. After the felicitation Gagan thrilled the audience by singing the “Jumme ki raat” song.
In his message Pramod Madhwaraj said that Gagan has made Udupi proud by representing the National level singing competition. Students should utilize their talents like Gagan, he added.
Prior to the programe a vehicle rally was organised. CMC president Yuvaraj flagged off the rally near Jodukatte. The rally passed through Ajjarkad, Ambalpadi, Karavali Junction, Nittoor, Santhekatte, LVT Temple, Ambagilu, Gundibail, Kalsanka, City Bus stand, Service Bus Stand, K M Marg, Diana Circle, Big Bazar and culminated at the Town Hall.
Entrepreneurs Purushotham Shetty; Jerry Vincent Dias; ZP Member Diwakar Kunder; CMC Member Yaspal Suvarna; CMC Commissioner Manjunathayya; Chandrakanth Nayak; Jagadish Rao; Principal G Shanker First Grade College, Sudesh Shetty; Moher Shetty; Dr Gopalkrishna Gaonkar; Giriji Gaonkar and others were present.