Mangaluru, 15 Apr 2015: Nearly 50 persons belonging to SC/ST community received state benefits under different schemes during Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations held at Netravati auditorium of Zilla Panchayat, here on Tuesday April 14.

Besides, 6 Dalit achievers were also felicitated on the same occasion.

DK district in-charge minister B Ramanath Rai, MLA JR Lobo, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, MLC Ivan D’Souza, DC A B IBrahim, SP Dr Sharanappa, municipal commissioner and others were present.