Mangaluru: St Francis Xavier Church Bejai Mangalore, Commission for Social Development along with the Catholic Sabha Bejai Unit felicitated and honoured the newly appointed Mayor of Mangalore City Corporation Sudhir Shetty Kannur.
Rev. Fr Dr J. B. Saldanha presided over the program.
Other guests on the Dias were Rev. Fr Robert Dsouza, Principal of Lourdes Central School, Rev. Fr Suraj Lobo Assistant Parish Priest, Deacon Br Leston Lobo, Sr Sevrine Crasta Superior St Angela Convent, Ashok Pinto Vice President Bejai Pastrol Parishad, Avitha Pinto Secretary Bejai Parish Parishad, Felcy DAlmeida President and Rose Marie D’Souza Secretary of Catholic Sabha, Godwin Pinto Cordinator for 21 Commissions, Joy Saldanha cordinator and Daisy Dsouza secretary of Commission for Social Development.
Ashok Pinto welcomed the gathering, Avitha Pinto introduced the Mayor Sudhir Shetty Kannur,
Mayor Sudhir Shetty Kannur was honoured by the president and other guests on the Dias with a shawl, Peta, garland and flowers.
Sudhir Shetty spoke about his childhood, his business and his political life, and how he came to become the Mayor of Mangalore City Corporation.
Rev. Fr J. B. Saldanha gave his presidential address.
Godwin Pinto compered the program.
Felcy DAlmeida proposed a vote of thanks.