Monday, November 7, 2016


Date: Sunday, 6th November 2016
Venue: Ravindra Kalakshetra, NammaBengaluru.
Governor lighting the Lamp
DooraDarshana Chandana Vahini organized annual Award function and Rajyotsva with popular "Madhura MadhuraVee Manjula Gaana" program at prestigious Ravindra KalaKshetra, NammaBengaluru on Sunday 6th November 2016 at 5 pm.
Dr Mahesh Joshi  

We reached the venue by 4.30pm, as we were expecting a big crowd and we managed to find seats fairly in front of the stage.

H.E. Governor of Karnataka Shri VajuBhai Vala was the Chief Guest and Chief Secretary Subhash Kuntia, Prasara Bharathi member S C Panda were guests of honour. The program started little after 5pm with arrival of the Governor and singing of RashtraGeethe. The additional Director, DooraDarshana, Nadoja Dr Mahesh Joshi welcomed the guests, award winners, participants and the audience.
Junior RajKumar

The selection committee was headed by Retd. Justice Shivaraj Patil, consisting of 15 distinguished members from the various fields. The 12 people selected from various specialization and were awarded with a shawl, garland and a plaque by the Governor. They are:

1. Smt. B V Vasantha Lakshmi (Dance)
2. Vidwan S Shankar (Music)
3. Shri RajaRamamurthy (Gamaka)
4. Smt Padmavathi SomuGowda (Folk)
5. Sri Mohammed Idriss Ahmed Quadri (Agriculture)
6. Sri Mime Ramesh (Drama)
7. Sri S Suresh (Cinema)
8. Dr Sharan Shivaraj Patil (Health)
9. Shri Vivek Shanbhoug (Literature)
10. Kum, Kanchan Munnolkar (Sports)
11. Anantha Sevashram Trust, MalladaHalli, (Education)
12. Odanadi Seva Trust, Mysuru (Social Service)

After a short dance performance invoking Ganesha, Chamundeshwari and Shiva, dignitaries were called to dais for lighting the lamp, and awards were given to all the winners. The Governor gave a speech on the need for recognizing the talents of people and providing platform and recognition, thereby encouraging their accomplishments. Mr S Kuntia and S C Panda also congratulated the winners in their speeches.


The second part of the program was Rajyotsava Special of "MadhuraMadhuraVee Manjula Gaana" popular music program on Chandana TV, The cultural program with number of singers with orchestra and the dance programs by children and adults, resembled Dubai Karnataka Sangha, Rajyotsava program on those days, when we were living there. The program continued up to 10pm with some speeches, highlighting the need for strengthening Kannada, state language.

The regular compere, of DD Chandana Sarthavalli Narayana Swamy was there with his usual style.

written Monday 7th Nov. 2016

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