Mumbai, 5th July; A delegation of Shree Ekanatheshwari Temple Prachara Samiti consisting of Shri. Annayya B.Sherigar, Shri. Narashimha Devadiga Udupi, Shri. Janardhan Devadiga, Barkur, Shri.Narayan Devadiga Kundapur Shri . Narayan Devadiga Kota and Shri. Janrdhan Devadiga, Byndoor visited Mumbai on 5th July 2015 to meet the Devadiga Bhandhavas .
In a rare gesture; a meeting of some of the prominent members of Devadiga Sangha Mumbai and Devadiga Welfare Association Mumbai was held in the Office of the Devadiga Welfare Association,at Matunga at 11.00am.
Shri. Subba G.Devadiga President of Devadiga Welfare Association, chaired the meeting.
Shri. Annaya B. Sherigar Hon . President,Shri. Narashimha Devadiga, Chairman, Prachara Samiti, Shri. Janardhan Devadiga Barkur, Hon Secretary and Sri Janardhan Devadiga , Byndoor briefed the gathering about the project of Shree Ekanatheshwari Devi Temple at Kachhur, Barkur at an approximate cost of Rs 6 Crores and sought all out support from Devadigas in Mumbai.
Shri. Dharmapal U. Devadiga in his speech, emphasised need to support the noble cause and assured his participation and contributions to Temple Project.
Shri. Govinda.A. Devadiga and Shri. Suresh Devadiga Arebail expressed their views in support of the project, with few suggestions.
Shri. Hiriadka Mohandas, while assuring his support suggested for formation of Temple Trust for registration under Charitable Trust Act and setting up of a Sub Committee in Mumbai by inviting prominent personalities.
Accordingly, the members present at the Meeting, suggested formation of Temple Trust, with Shri Annaya B. Sherigar, Barkur/ Pune, as Managing Trustee, Shri. Dharmapal U. Devadiga, Shri, Suresh V. Devadiga Padukone, Shri.Narashimha Devadiga Udupi and Shri. Janardhan Devadiga Barkur as Trustees initially for the purpose of registration and subsequently, depending upon the situation, some more persons may be appointed as additional Trustees.
A Mumbai Sub Committee consisting of about 40 members, is also formed with Shri. Dharmapal U. Devadiga, as it's Hon . President and Shri Subba G. Devadiga and Shri. Nagaraj Padukone as Co- Chairmen, M/s. Vasu. S.Devadiga, Ravi.S. Devadiga,Suresh V. Devadiga Arebail, Janardhana Devadiga, Uppunda and B.Manju Devadiga as Vice Chairmen.Shri Ganesh Sherigar, Bramhavar as General Secretary, Shri. Pamanabha A. Devadiga as Treasurer and Shri. Umesh Devadiga and Avinash Devadiga as Jt. Secretaries . Shri. Hiriadka Mohandas has been requested to be the Coordinator in the Mumbai Committee.
Shri Annaya B. Sherigar while heartily acknowledging the support expressed by the Devadigas in Mumbai, requested for visiting the Temple site whenever they are at Native place.
Shri. Narshimha Devadiga , announced the tentative dates for Foundation stone laying for 'Garbhagudi' in December 2015/ January2016.
Shri. Subba G. Devadiga , expressed his satisfaction in which the Committee is formed and requested to each one of them extend all out support to Temple Project.
Shri. Janardhan Devadiga, Byndoor extended Vote of Thanks,
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