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    Mumbai :

    Coorg Association which had remained behind the curtains for some time met again and celebrated its 97th annual ‘Puthari festival 2018’ (Harvest festival) here on January 6.

    Senior community leader and president of the association, Boppanda Appaji offered prayers to deity Iggutappa and Kaveri and set the celebrations in motion. Games, music, dances and entertainment programmes were held.

    Community men and women wore traditional attire. Trustees Pandanda Ramesh, Biddanda Jagdeep Nanjappa, Kuppanda Muddaiah, Napanda Ramesh, Biddanda Lekha Nanjappa, Kallichanda Aiyanna, Manepanda Somaiah and Managing Committee members Boppanda Appaji- president, Pandanda Pushpa – vice president, Kuppanda Kavita – vice president, Bollachettira Mandanna – secretary, Mukkatira Somaiah – joint secretary and Areda Raja – treasurer were present.

    Priya M Poovayyag and Kavya M Poovayyag sang a prayer song. Boppanda Appaji welcomed everyone. Pandanda Ramesh and Napanda Ramesh presented the details of the programme. Jaggi Manjayya, Akshay Chengayya, Mukuthira Somayya, Lekha Nanjappa and Nithin Chengayya introduced the guests. Balya Mediririra sang Kodava songs. Others conducted dances and cultural programmes. Honorary secretary Bollachettira Mandanna proposed the vote of thanks.

    source: http://www.daijiworld.com / Daijiworld.com / Home> Mumbai / by Ron Bantwal, Daijiworld Media Network, Mumbai (EP) / January 08th, 2018

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