Mangalore, July 29, 2014: A civic reception was conferred on Padmanabha Acharya, the newly appointed Governor of Nagaland. At a function held at the Sanghaniketan in the city on July 28, Monday evening. Acharya is of Udupi origin. Both the governor and his wife were warmly felicitated at the function held under the presidentship of N Vinay Hegde, Chancellor of Nitte University.
Prof. MB Puranik, VHP leader, Capt. Ganesh Karnik, MLC, Krishna Palemar, former minister, Yogish Bhat, former MLA, Pradeep Kumar Kalkura, District President of Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Dr Jeevaraj Sorake, Managing Director of SCS Hospital, Dr Bharath Shetty, Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP, Pratap Simha Nayak, District President of BJP and others were present.