70th Republic Day celebration held at Chetana Child Development Centre, V.T. Road, Mangaluru on 26th January 2019. Former Mayor Shashidhar Hegde, Chief whip and leader of the opposition in City Corporation, Mangalore and Premanand Shetty were the chief guests. After the flag hoisting by the dignitaries and recitation of the National Anthem, a march past by the specially-abled children was performed. Stage event included drill by the children and a variety of cultural programs. The program concluded with distribution of sweets.
“Ashajyothi” one of the unit of Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore organized ‘Vishishtarigagi Vishishta Mela 2019’ a unique programme for Divyang on 13th January 2019 at Canara High School (Main) Grounds, Dongerkery, Mangaluru.
Sri. Vijay Waliya, General Manager, Corporation Bank inaugurated the mela, Shri. Krishnaraja, Executive Engineer, MESCOM participated as Chief Guest and Rotarian
R.K. Bhat, Secretary of Rotary Club of Mangalore participated as Guest of Honour. Two persons viz Shri D.S. Nagaral who works for the betterment of Divyang and Shri Jagadeesh Poojary specially abled person who made his name in the field of Body Building were felicitated in this Mela.
The Mela has been well received and there have been a huge gathering of 1500 plus people of which 800 were Divyangs.