Dubai: KaDaM honours international Aryabhata awardee Dinesh Devadiga

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Dubai, Jun 9: Kundapura Devadiga Mitra (KaDaM) honoured its president, Dinesh Devadiga for having won the ‘International Aryabhata 2017’ for his social service, in a grand manner at Fortune Plaza Hotel recently. The event was largely attended by KaDaM members.

Recently Dinesh Devadiga Chitradi Nagoor was awarded the ‘International Aryabhata 2017’ in a function held in Bengaluru. Dinesh has been serving needy people in the field of education, medical help to poor, book distribution to the students, providing scholarship to children and other social services.



A meaningful ceremony began with a prayer song sung by Asha Sridhar, Prathima Narayan, Shashirekha Shrikant, Reshma Pramod and Smitha.

Narayan Devadiga Badakere welcomed the guest and the audience with his welcome speech. He gave brief details of Dinesh Devadiga on his achievements as businessman and his social services. He remembered his college days as a leader of the students’ union, his humbleness and simplicity to associate with people liked by students and
the teachers. He equally lauded the contribution and support provided by Vishala Dinesh Devadiga for the success of her husband and for also actively participating in KaDaM’s activities and support she extended from the beginning.

Asha Devadiga and Sridhar Brahmavar together hosted the programme in their own style.

Guest Suresh Devadiga, honored Dinesh Devadiga with a shawl, Narayan Devadiga Badakere presented him with a garland, Kiran Nithyanand Beskoor handed over a flower bouquet and Mutha Devadiga handed over a fruit basket in a traditional way. Simultaneously, Shashirekha Shrikant presented a note on the highlights of his achievements. Manoj Devadiga along with entire KaDaM team members presented a memento. It was proud moment for all of KaDaM members as its core members were recognized with prestigious social service award.

An overwhelmed Dinesh Devadiga thanked all KaDaM members on organizing the event and dignitaries on the dais and mentioned that each of the members’ contribution towards social service equally important as his own.

Manoj Devadiga, Ravi Devadiga, Suresh Devadiga, Shodhan Prasad and Santhosh Sherigar spoke about Dinesh Devadiga’s selfless service to the society and his dedication towards the upliftment of mankind through his work and humanly help.

Throughout the programme, there were many spot games conducted and audience actively participated and received prizes.

All family members participated in Anthaksari for couples. All the couples danced to a famous Hindi song sung by Shodhan Prasad.

The program concluded with vote of thanks rendered by Manjunath Devadiga.