Mangaluru, Oct 02, 2018: Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated at the Town Hall on October 2, Tuesday under the aegis of the DK District Administration, Department of Education, District Seva Dal and the Department of Information. An inter-religious prayer meet was also held on the occasion.
The dignitaries who graced the occasion including Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil, City Police Commissioner T R Suresh, SP Ravikanthe Gowda, DK District in-charge Minister U T Khader, MLC Ivan D’Souza offered floral tributes to the statue of the Mahatma in front of the Town Hall.
Speaking on the occasion, Khader stressed the need for the society to remember the teachings and ideals of the Mahatma and incorporate it in one’s life.
MLA D Vedavyas Kamath, District Sahitya Parishat President Pradeep Kumar Kalkura and others dignitaries also spoke and paid glowing tributes to the Mahatma.