Mangalore : Various programmes were organised by the Kendra Beary Sahitya Parishad at the Town Hall in Mangalore on October 3, Thursday. BA Moidin, former minister who inaugurated the programme said the Beary community has progressed over the years and said it is now also giving importance to education of girls.
He also stressed the need to promote Beary literature and culture. A special lecture on Significance and survival of Beary language was delivered by B A Mohammed Haneef.
Senior writer Chandrakala Nandavar and Umarabba, Registrar of Karnataka Beary Sahitya Academy, also were the chief guests. M B Abdul Rahman, honorary president of the Parishad, presided over the function.
There was also a ‘Beary chutuku-goshti’ which was presided by BA Mohammad Ali. There as a special programme called ‘Ajabro Palaka.’ There was a ‘Paat-Qawwali’ programme, a quiz and drama.