Udupi, June 24, 2016 : Pramod Madhwaraj, the newly inducted State Minister for Youth Services, Fisheries and Sports was felicitated on behalf of the Udupi District Congress Committee at a function held at Town Hall on June 23, Thursday.
Speaking after receiving the felicitation, Pramod Madhwaraj who is also the Udupi district in-charge Minister assured to maintain the highest level of transparency in his ministry and also to strive to provide corruption-free administration.
He also thanked Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and senior leader Oscar Fernandes for giving him an opportunity to serve the people. He also stated that this was the first time that a member of the fisherman community has been made a minister. He assured to work towards the development of the district by joining hands with other MLAs of the district and senior leaders including former minister Vinay Kumar Sorake and Gopal Poojary.
MA Gafur, KPCC Member, Gopal Bhandary, former Karkala MLA, Satish Amin Padukere, Udupi Block Congress President, Meenakshi Madhava Bannanje, Udupi CMC President, Sandhya Tilak, CMC Vice President, Narasimhamurthi, Udupi Urban Development Authority President, Veronica Carnelio, KSDL Chairperson and others were present.