Mangaluru, Feb 29, 2016 : A Cultural Festival named ’Suggi Huggi’ organised at Pilikula Nisargadhama was inaugurated by Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel on February 28, Sunday. The Festival was organised by the DK District Administration, Kannada and Culture Department and the Shivaram Karanth Biological Park. A two km stretch of inter-lock pavement was also inaugurated at Pilikula on the occasion.
In his address, Nalin said the new pavement would facilitate people visiting the Nisargadhama as the place earlier had uneven pavement . He also said he had sanctioned Rs 33 lakh from his MP Fund for the pavement.
A volleyball tournament organised on the occasion was inaugurated by Raymond D’Souza, former Mr. World.
A B Ibrahim, Deputy Commissioner, Roy Castelino, President of Konkani Sahitya Academy, Dr Jayaprakash Bhandary, Director of Pilikula and others were present on the occasion.