🕓 December 25, 2007
Photographs: Srikanth Bhat, Sinchana Digital Studio
Kanajar, Dec 2: Christmas was celebrated publicly along with our non-Christian brethren under the leadership of Rev. Fr. Alwyn D'Cunha, the parish priest at Lourdes Church, Kanajar. Sri. George Castelino (teacher at Nakre School), Sri. Sooda Sadananda Shenoy, retired teacher from Ninjoor and Janaab G.S.Usmaan Basha, assistant lecturer at Thwaha Jumma Mosque-Arabic madrasa were the chief guests of the program. On this occasion, Sri. George Castelino was felicitated on receiving the prestigious Presidential award for best teacher. Tableau and dance performances formed the part of cultural program that followed. The main attraction of the program, a Tulu drama "Benpinori Thinpinori", was played by the renowned Naveen D Padil troupe and was greatly enjoyed by the audience.