Mangaluru, Mar 14, 2015: Mangaluru’s newly elected Mayor Jacintha Vijay Alfred was felicitated along with the new Bantwal Urban Development Authority Chairman Pius Rodrigues and MP Noronha, advocate and Syndicate Member of Mangalore University at a function held at Bishop House on March 14, Saturday.
Speaking after receiving the felicitation, Mayor Jacintha assured to strive to the best of her capabilities to live upto the expectations of the Mangalureans.
BUDA Chief Pius Rodrigues and Syndicate Member MP Noronha also spoke on the occasion and vowed to work for the betterment of the society.
Roy Castelino, President of the Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy in his address, said the Christian community was proud over the election of Jacintha as a Mayor.
Ivan D’Souza, MLC who also spoke on the occasion, said it is the duty of elected representatives to work for the entire society irrespective of the community to which they belong.
Fr Denis Moras Prabhu presided over the function. Fr JB Crasta, Parish Priest of Rosario Church offered the prayer service. Raymond D’Cunha, Editor of Pingara. Louis J Pinto, President of Mandd Sobhann, Sabitha Misquith, Asha D’Silva, Clifford Lobo, Corporators and others were present on the occasion.