Speaking at the annual day of Karumbaiah Academy for Learning and Sports, he said that, of the 600 crore population in the world, 100 crore suffer from hunger. India’s population is 110 crore. Of which 30 crore people struggle to make their ends meet. Educational institutions should try to bring those kids who have been denied of opportunities to the mainstream of the society.”
“We should provide suitable platform to bring out the hidden talents in children. The talent in the child is a lesson. Education helps in bringing the talent out. Society provides opportunity for children who have been denied of the opportunities,” he added.
Owing to political interference, several persons have been denied of opportunities. Some educational institutions have made their ground a commercial complex, which will deny sports facilities to the students, he lamented.
The greenery in Kodagu should be preserved. The 30 acre land of KALS should be used for raising plants and trees, he suggested. KALS Chief Ashwini Nachappa said “State government had sanctioned Rs 2 crore for laying astro turf in Kodagu through Ashwini Foundation. The work will commence at the earliest.”
KALS Managing Trustee Datta Karumbaiah presided. Principal Gowramma proposed a vote of thanks. The stage programme was followed by cultural programmes by the students. Students presented Suggi kunitha, Nandi dhwaja, Kolata, Yakshagana. All the 410 students took part in the cultural programme and came to the stage at once which gave the feeling of ‘Kinnara loka.’
The dance ballet of Lord Krishna, environment destruction attracted the attention of all. Danseus Maya Rao of Bangalore also gave a performance for an hour on the occasion.