Mangaluru, Sep 27, 2021: The Mangaluru City Block Congress and Mangaluru South Block Congress Committees organised a Nudi Namana programme at the District Congress Office on September 26, Sunday to pay tributes to the late party leader and former union minister Oscar Fernandes.
Offering his tributes, former MLA J R Lobo said late Oscar was a leader who was respected both by his party men as well as leaders of other parties. His demise has been a great loss to the party and its cadre. He never yearned for any posts but with his capabilities held various posts and contributed immensely to the party, Lobo said.
South Block Congress President Honnayya, former mayor Mahabala Maarla, MCC Opposition leader A C Vinaydas, Corporators Naveen D’Souza, Appi, Praveen Chandra Alva, Kavitha Vasu, Block Congress Presidents Prakash Salian, Prabhaker Sriyan and others were present.