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Mangaluru: Former mayor K Krishnappa Mendon no more


Team Udayavani, Dec 4, 2020, 4:43 PM IST

 

Mangaluru: Former mayor K Krishnappa Mendon breathed his last on Friday, December 4 morning. He was 75.

Krishnappa Mendon served as the 9th Mayor of Mangaluru City Corporation from January 25,1993 to May 29, 1993 under Congress administration. He was elected as corporator of Attavara Ward for four terms from first council election held in 1984, followed by elections in 1990, 1997 and 2002. He was actively involved in District Congress party activities.

He was the founder of Prema Auto Distributors, a wholesale distribution agency for automobile spare parts situated at Attavar in the city.

A pioneer in automobile trade, he was a Patron of Dakshina Kannada Automobile and Tyre Dealers’ Association. He was also a former president of Dakshina Kannada Jilla Ganigara Yane Saphaligara Mathra Sangha and an ex-Trustee of Shri Umamaheshwara Temple, Attavar, Mangaluru.

Condoling his demise, Dakshina Kannada Automobile and Tyre Dealers’ Association recalled that Mendon was instrumental in securing sanction of land from the government for the construction of the association’s own premises ‘Auto Bhavan’ at Maroli. The association had acknowledged his contribution to the automobile trade with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ and recognized him as one of its ‘Patrons’.

His cremation will be held at Nandigudda crematorium in the evening.

 

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