Mangaluru, July 18, 2015 : The ranga vedike will come up at Mangalore City Corporation gound, at Kadri for public use. Corporator D K Ashok Kumar stated the estimated cost is Rs 26.5 lakh and the work has already commenced. It is being carried out under the guidance of MCC Consultant Dharmaraj. The work is likely to be completed by December end and opened for public use.
Stating that the ranga vedike is 60 ft long and 30 ft wide with fullfledged green rooms on both the side of the stage. To help those who come to the ground for walk, the cement gallery has been repaired and tiles will be laid to the gallery.
The corporator said ranga vedike was a long pending demand of the people in Kadri area. It will help to organise public programmes, cultural programmes and theatre activities.
Separate arrangement will be made to provide space for sports activities for the residents. Presently, youth play on this ground.
The public in the area have been demanding a ranga mandira for the last several years. Without a space to conduct public programmes, there is inconvenience. Hence the work has been taken up to fulfill long pending demand, said the Corporator. It was former Mayor Mahabala Marla who had sanctioned fund for the purpose.