'Gauji Gammath' in dubai

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-03-22 20:35 UAE (Dubai): The fourth season of ‘Gauji Gammath’ programme of ‘Tulu Patherga Tulu Oripaaga’ association was recently held in Dubai at Zabeel Park. Renowned businessman Prabhakar Shetty and social worker Novel Almeida inaugurated the event by playing Chennemane, a traditional Tulu game. Balakrishna Salian, Sudhakar Tumbay, Anand Salian and Sathish Ullal were the chief guests at the programme, where Balakrishna was felicitated for his contribution in the field of social work. Kabaddi, lagori, tug of war, paper games, bicycle-wheel race and other games were main highlights of the event. Novel Al'meida and Amar Umesh conducted games. Association president Prem Jeeth explained the goals of Tulu Patherga Tulu Oripaga association and thanked all the sponsors including Uday Ameri, Kaviraj, Manoj Kulal, Sathish Poojary, Bhaskar Anchan and Gurudath. In a humanitarian gesture, the organisers decided that funds raised during the event will be distributed to poor students as a scholarship. Tulu Patherga Tulu Oripaga association general secretary Ritu Anchan Kulshekar compered the programme.