Mangaluru, Nov 16: South Block Congress committee celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru at Sri Devi Auditorium near Mangaladevi temple here
on November 14 at 4.30 pm.
MLA J R Lobo, chief guest of the occasion said that the thinking of Nehru should be made known to students and youth in order to create awareness. Block congress president J Nagendra Kumar chaired the
programme, gave the keynote address and welcomed the guests.
Shivarama Shetty, professor of Kannada at Mangaluru University and chief orator in the programme explained the life, social thoughts, political ups and downs and feelings of communal harmony of the late
leader and called on the audience to implement them in the present day politics. He also called on the them to be service minded and far sighted.
District in charge congress president Kodijal Ibrahim, ICC member P V Mohan, mayor Jacintha Alfred and KPCC member K S Mohammed Masood spoke on the context. Women’s congress block president Namitha D Rao, minority block president Aboobacker Bajal, chief organizer of Seva Dal Hussain Bolar, backward classes president Janardhan Suvarna, NSUI district president Ashith Pereira, Ramanand Poojary of youth congress were present.
School bags were distributed among the Seva Dal students on the occasion.
Block vice president Sadashiva Amin compered the programme. Secretary Durga Prasad Bolar proposed the vote of thanks.