“On behalf of Kannada Sangha Pune Dr Narayan Hegde,Vice President,Mrs Malati Kalmadi,Secretary and Mr Ramadas Acharya PRO, met Honorable Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, former President Of India on saturday 21st September 2013 to invite him to Kaveri Group Of Institutes Pune during Golden Jubilee year.
Dr Kalam has kindly agreed to address our young students and accepted to receive the prestigious ‘Kaveri Pratibha Puraskar” instituted by Kannada Sangha. Programme will be organised on a convinient day during the year”.
Kannada Sangha Pune during it’s Golden Jubilee year of Kaveri group of Institues has planned many cultural events.
On Sunday 1st September It has organised a Hindustani Classical concert named “Ranga Malhar” A unique tribute to famous Kannadiga Hindustani Singer Late Pt Mallikarjun Mansoor who was one of the few Hindustani singers contributed varities to many hindustani classics.Even during the last days of his life he gave aconcert in Raga Malhar in Akashavani Dharwar stright from hospital bed!
This programme Ranga malhar dipicted various form of Malhar’s in a totally different background withdispaly of various seasons like monsoon,nature in vedio screen.Famous Sarod master Biswajit Roy Chowdhary on Sarod and Priyadarshini Kulkarni on vocal,Ajinkya Joshi on Tabla,Suhrad Munde on Pakvadya and Chinmaya Kolhatkar on Harmonium entertained the crowd with full house appaulse inShakuntala Auditorium of Kannada Sangha.
Entire music loving Pune people along with Kannada Sangha members enjoyed this eventful evening.
Ramadas Acharya,PRO,Kannada Sangha co ordinated the event
Hon Shri Sadananda Gowda,former Chief Minister and present leader of legislative council,Govt Of Karnataka visited Kannada Sangha Pune on auspcious 67th Independence day of India 15-08-2013.He was received by President Kannada Sangha Shri Kushal hegde and managing trustees.He was taken around Kaveri Group Of Educational Institutes at Ganeshnagar.He was welcomed and felicitated by Shri Kushal Hegde with a Puneri Pagdi,Shawl and a Golden Jubilee momento.
Mr Ramadas Acharya,PRO gave a brief introduction of Shri Sadananda Gowda and activities of Kannada Sangha and Kaveri Institutes.In his reply Mr Gowda appreciated the Kannada Sangha and Kaveri Institutes and congratulated the management and members for doing such an excellant job outside Karntaka.
Mrsalati Kalmadi,Secretary,gave vote of thanks.Along with the Chief Guest and President of Kannada Sangha Dr Narayana Hegde,Vice President,Mrs Indira Salian,Vice President,Mrs Malati Kalmadi.Secretary and Shri Babu Rao,Treasurer shared the dias.Hon Trustees,Heads of Institutes,members,heads of Various Kannada and Tulu associations of Pune and students attended the function in large numbers.
Recently a Kannada drama titled “Shirdi Shri Saibaba” was played by
artists of famous K.B.R.Drama Company,Davanagere,Karnataka.
This well known story depicting the life of Shri Saibaba was very well
played by the troup consisting of more than 35 professional artists
,few of them are TV and Cine artists in Kannada.
Eye catching settings,touching acting by actors with full of real life
story of great saint mesmerised audience at newly renovated auditorium
of Kannada sangha,Erandavane.Incidentally this is the first
professional drama played in this newly renovated auditorium during
the Golden Jubilee year of Kannada Medium School.
President,Shri Kushal Hegde along with Mrs Pushpa Hegde,Trustees,Mrs
Radhika Sharma,Dr Balajit Shetty,Mr Chandrahas Shetty,PRO-Ramadas
Acharya,attended the event.
A felicitation was held for the artists after the drama,President
Kushal Hegde felicitated all the artists.Ramadas Acharya gave vote of