Mangalore, Nov 1, 2014 : Young Chitrapur Saraswat Association, Mangalore recently organised a variety of cultural programmes at the Sharada Sadan of Ganapathi High School as part of Diwali get-together. Chief Guests Mangaldas Gulvady and his wife Shobha Gulvady inaugurated the programme by lighting the traditional lamp.
Ronald Castelino, President of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy, who was present as a guest of honour spoke on the importance of promoting Konkani language and culture. He distributed prizes to the winners in various contests.
Devadas Pai, Registrar of the Academy was also present as a chief guest.
Members of the Association presented a Konkani comedy play named ‘Keppengel Rajya’ on the occasion. The play was sponsored by the Konkani Sahitya Academy.
Deepak Gulvady, President of the Association and others were present.