Mangaluru: Renowned saxophonist Kadri Gopalnath will be conferred the Ullal Srinivas Mallya Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award during the MCC Day to be celebrated on December 8 at Town Hall. The Award carries a cash prize of Rs one lakh and a citation.
Mayor Kavitha Sanil said that apart from the above award, three outstanding achievers in the fields of arts, education and sports, namely Agari Raghuram Rao, KA Rohini and M R Poovamma will also be honoured with a cash prize of Rs 50,000 and a citation.
The awardees were selected by a committee comprising Prof B A Viveka Rai, M Abdul Rahiman, N K Tingalaya, Prof Rita Noronha and Manohar Prasad.
The MCC Day programme will be inaugurated by Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr D Veerendra Heggade who will also confer awards to the winners. Mayor Kavitha will preside while DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai, Minister for Food and Civil Supplies U T Khader, Deputy Mayor Rajaneesh, Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthil, MLAs J R Lobo, Moidin Bava, MLCs Ivan D’Souza, Capt Ganesh Karnik and MP Nalin Kumar Kateel will be the chief guests.