Akhila Karnataka Janajagruthi Vedike organized a Navajeevana convention for families who have come out of the problem of alcoholism.
Shri. Thaawarchand Gehlot, Hon’ble Governor of Karnataka inaugurated the programme. Rev. Shri. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala presided the programme.
Matrushree Hemavathi V. Heggade, President, Jnanavikasa Women Empowerment Programme released the book “Neenu Ontiyalla” written by Dr. Virupaksha.
In the programme “Janajagruthi Lifetime Achievement Award” was given to Dr. Thomas Scaria and those who have overcome addiction were honored with “Jagruthi Anna” and “Jagruthi Mitra” award.
Shri. D. Harshendra Kumar, Secretary, SDME Society(R) Ujire, Shri. Rajanna M. Koravi, President, Akhila Karnataka Janajagruthi Vedike, Belthangady, Mrs. Jaya Monappa Gowda, President, Grama Panchayath, Dharmasthala, Dr. L. H. Manjunath, Executive Director, SKDRDP B. C. Trust (R), Dharmasthala, Sri. Vivek V. Pais, Akhila Karnataka Janajagruthi Vedike, Regional Director, Akhila Karnataka Janajagruthi Vedike Trustee Sri. V. Ramaswamy and Sri. P. V. Bhandary, Sathish Honnavalli, Former President and other officials were present.
Around 4,000 people gathered for this convention.