Monday, September 3, 2007

ONAPPOOTHALAM 2007

Madras Guptan Samajam's Onam celebration & annual meeting - ONAPPOOTHALAM 2007 -was held on 01.09.07 at WUS Centre auditorium, Chetpet. The event started with a marvellous Onappookkalam - set by the Mahila wing of the samajam led by Mrs Valsala Ramakrishnan - and after the Easwara prarthana by samajam family members Mrs Santha Achuthan & Mrs Vijayalakshmi , Chief Guest Dr C Subramannian, CEO of BAeHAL Softwares Ltd, Bangalore has officially inaugurated the function by lighting the tradition lamp ,around 1100 AM. Samajam vice president , sri V Vijayan welcomed the gathering and the chief guest was honoured by president Sri AR Narayanan.

In his inspiring speech , the chief guest has emphasized the necessity of such organizations especially when people are living away from their home towns. He was kind enough to give away the meritorious awards to the toppers of 10th & 12th students among the children of samajam members. Eminent social worker from palakkad (Pallikkurup) , Sri A Sukumaran has given felicitation speech during the ocassion...


Samajam secretary V Balasubrahmannian has presented the annual report and listed various programmes of the samajam in the pipe line. Treasurer V Mani has presented the accounts. Vice president Kishore Guptan said the vote of thanks. After the traditional Onam feast , there were variety cultural programmes including bharath natyam, kaikottikkali, carnatic music, snake dance, onappattukal,etc...The programme was concluded by singing national anthem..

some of the snaps are uploaded here http://flickr.com/photos/vaipur/sets/72157601818620902/

snehathode,
VBS

1 comment:

കൊച്ചുഗുപ്തന്‍ said...

hi....so it was our second "combined ONAM".....seems everybody enjoyed it......

snehathode,
VBS