Monday, July 20, 2015


Sabha Program, P Halambi, A G Kodgi and others
Birth Centenary Celebrations of Kakkunje Sooryanarayana Adiga, 74 years (1914 - 1989) took place on Sunday 19th July 2015 at Kannada Sahitya Parishat, ChamrajaPete, Bengaluru.
It was a whole day programe with opening ceremony, Vichara Sankeerna, Lunch, Taala Maddale, Sugama Sangeetha and BharataNatya and Valedictory function.
Vichara Sankeerna with A S N Hebbar

Taala maddale - Shara Setu Bandha

"KSN Adiga was a former chairman and Doyen of Karnataka Bank. The Bank, arguably, progressed to the maximum extent under his leadership. People say the bank has reached the present stature because of his hard work. Some people still refer the Bank as "Adigra Bank". He has also earned quite a reputation as a good humanitarian too. He is quite popular in Mangalore.
Sugama Sangeetha - N Srinivasa Udupa and Team
He was a good human being, very helping nature, caring and concerned. As he was a not a succesful politician, but engaged himself in social work.
Adiga, a lawyer by education and profession was the president of the erstwhile Mangalore Municipality and was responsible for creation of civic infrastructure, including drinking water from Netravathi, recalled the Bank’s former director A.G. Kodgi.
As a part of his birth centenary, we as a bank have organized various programs in his memory and as mark of respect and tribute , A new branch was opened in his hometown , in fact , in his ancestral home itself. 
written Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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