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Veerendra Heggade chosen for Padma Vibhushan; Padmashree for Mohandas Pai

Veerendra Heggade chosen for Padma Vibhushan; Padmashree for Mohandas Pai


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 26, 2015: Dr D Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala  has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award, while TV Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education has been chosen for the Padma Shri.

 

Veerendra Hegg.


Dr Heggade who is one  among the nine Padma Vibhushan Awardees has been chosen for the  Award for  his contribution in the field of social work.

Pai who  is among the 75 Padma Shri Awardees  has been chosen in the trade and industry category.

Dr Heggade who has expressed his pleasure over his being chosen for the prestigious award said “The Award has increased the responsibilities on my shoulder.” He also stated that the Award  has brought happiness to the nearly 20,000  people working in  several institutions run by the Shree Kshetra Dharmasthala. “I share the honour of this Award with all of them.” said Heggade.


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