Mangaluru, Dec 16, 2015 : Rich homage was paid to martyrs on Vijay Diwas observed to commemorate India’s victory in the 1971 war against Pakistan which led to the liberation of Bangladesh. Large number of people including dignitaries gathered at the War Memorial at Kadri Park in the city on December 16, Wednesday to pay rich tributes to the martyrs. The event was organised by the Dakshina Kannada Ex-Servicemen’s Association, Mangaluru, Shastavu Sri Bhoothanatheshwara Temple Trust and Lions Clubs International, District 317 D.
A.B. Ibrahim, Deputy Commissioner, S D Sharanappa, District Superintendent of Police, S Kumar, Additional DC, Vikram Dutta, President of DK Ex-Servicemen’s Association, SM Airan, General Secretary, Col. N Balakrishna, Treasurer, Col.N Sharath Bhandary, Co-ordinator of Dakshina Kannada Ex-Servicemen’s Association, VijaynathVittal Shetty, Chief Co-ordinator of Shasthavu Shree Bhoothanatheshwara Temple and others placed wreaths and paid their respects to the martyrs.