Mangaluru: Sandesha State Level Award programme was held on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 at 5.30 pm at the premises of Sandesha Institution.
Most Rev. Dr Henry D’Souza, the Bishop of Bellary and the Chairman of Sandesha presided over the function. Dr P. Subrahmanya Yadapadithaya, Vice-Chancellor of Mangalore University will be the Chief Guest. Shashi Kumar IPS, Commissioner of Police, Mangalore was the Guest of Honour.
Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangalore and Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, the Bishop of Udupi, Fr Francis Assisi Almeida, the Director of Sandesha, Rev. Fr Ivan Pinto and Roy Castelino, the trustees of the Institute were the guests at the programme.
2021 Sandesha Awardees
Sandesha Literature Award (Kannada) –Baraguru Ramachandrappa
Sandesha Literature Award (Konkani) –Amar Konkani
Sandesha Literature Award (Tulu) – Dr. Sunitha Shetty
Sandesha Media Award –Nagesh Hegde
Sandesha Konkani Music Award –Meena Rebimbus
Sandesha Art Award –Avithas Adalphus Cutinha (Dolla)
Sandesha Education Award –Lakshman Saab Chauri
Sandesha Special Award – Samarthanam Trust
2022 Sandesha Awardees
Sandesha Literature Award (Kannada) –Rahmath Tarikere
Sandesha Literature Award (Konkani) –Melvyn Rodrigues
Sandesha Literature Award (Tulu) –B.K. Gangadar Kirodian
Sandesha Media Award – Dr. T.C. Poornima
Sandesha Konkani Music Award –Alwyn Noronha
Sandesha Art Award –Kasaragod Chinna
Sandesha Education Award – Dr. P.K. Rajashekar
Sandesha Special Award –SA. Raghunath