Submitted by Subeditor on Wed, 2015-11-11 18:46 Mangaluru, Nov 11: The Konkani Prachar Sanchalan jointly under the aegis of Konkani Academy and Mandd Sobhann organised “Bhurgyalin Maza” a children's programme here on Wednesday. Gopadkar, the director Swroopa Adhyayana Kendra inaugurated the programme. In his inaugural address Gopadkar said that, instead of making students slaves of marks, it is necessary to increase the capacity of listening, grasping and understanding among them. The students showcased their talents in story telling, oration, dance, and short play. Konkani Academy president Roy Castelino was the chief guest of the concluding ceremony. While addressing the gathering he said that the programme is aimed to promote love towards Konkani. He called upon children to study Konkani in schools and strengthen the language. Konkani Prachar Sanchalan president Lawrence D'Souza welcomed the gathering. Secretary James D'Souza proposed the vote of thanks. Mandd Sobhann president Louis Pinto and Gurkar Eric Ozario were on the dais.