Thiya Day Celebrated with packed audience
Mumbai , Friday, July 09, 2010 : Thiyas in and around the Mumbai city were really shown their courage and extended utmost cooperation to make the 1st time celebrated Thiya Day in the history of Thiya Community and even other communities all over the world. The celebration was grand success with more than 500 genuine audience from the community and colourful entertainment shows by the members of Thiya Welfare Association, Mumbai and by their children. Most of the children are happy to perform the show for the first time in their own community platform which was choreographed by well-known stage and TV artist Chandravati Vasant.
All four buses were full and the auditorium was jam packed with 500 seats and it was a house full show. There was no space left in the auditorium. Next time we will have a double capacity auditorium booked, said the President Govind Manjeshwar and Vice President Roopesh Rao.
The meeting and felicitation ceremony of “Thiya Day” was on schedule and the Entertainment programme of 2 1/2 hours was thrilling and the crowd enjoyed the Thiya performance. The orchestra and mimicry show was very entertaining and it gave the 25 Thiya performers enough time to change their costume”s. On an average each artist participated in 2 performance and quickly changed their costume”s and make ups.
This day Thiya Welfare Association has completed 1 sucessful year. It has taken drastic steps for making the “Thiya Bhavan”, have initiated an stretegic alliance with “Kadala Srishti” a Kannada fortnightly news magazine from Kasargod / Mangalore and “Shree Sasihithlu Bhagawati Thiya Sangha” another like minded community. We have also initiated a process for formation of a “credit society” to help women from South Canara distrits and Mumbai. All these initiatives including issuing of OBC certificate were taken in the last 365 days.
The Thiya Welfare Association also publishes “Thiya Samachara” a english and kannada monthly news magazine and even planning many more initiatives.
Wellknown businessman Krishna N. Uchil, Dr. Karunakar Bangera, Dr. Hemalata, Dr. Vishwanath Karnad, Sanjeeva Shiriya and Rohit Suvarna were the guests of honors. Seeta Saliyan from Mahila Wing, Jalajakshi Bengre of Divin”s spark were also present. Vice President Roopesh Y. Rao welcomed the guests and audience. Hon. Gen. Secretary Yadav M. Rao briefed about the activities of Association. Editor of Thiya Samachara Ishwar M. Ail and Vicky Bolar compared the programme.