Kites fly high on skies of Kodi beach

Kites fly high on skies of Kodi beach

Thousands of people engaged in fun and frolic, shunning age barriers, by flying kites of various types on the beaches of Kodi in Kundapur on Sunday, with an enthusiasm, unaffected by scorching sun at the ‘Kite festival-2013’.

Film music director Gurukiran inaugurated the kite festival, organised by Bandya Education Trust, in association with ‘Team Mangalore,’ and said that the organising of kite festivals are compliment towards experiencing the beauty of nature and highlighting the serenity of beaches. 

He entertained the onlookers by singing a Kannada film song, following a demand from people.

Thousands of people gathered to witness the Kite fest and hundreds of them flew coloured kites on the beach. Some of them had self-prepared kites while some had brought ready-made kites.

There was also an instance where the kites kept for sale were sold as hotcakes, and many kite-lovers were left disappointed.Organisers and police had a tough time convincing some, especially children, who were adamant on flying kites, even after dusk.

Meanwhile, the people also witnessed various sand sculptors, created by the students of Gurukula Public School on the occasion.Kundapur Deputy Superintendent of Police C B Patil, Bandya Education Trust Chairman Basrur Appanna Hegde, Management Trustees Bandya Subhashchandra Shetty, Anupama Shetty, Gurukula Educational Institutions Principals Roopa Shenoy and Pravin Shetty were present at the occasion.

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