Name M’luru Junction railway station after late George Fernandes: Catholic Sabha


Team Udayavani, Feb 6, 2019, 8:04 AM IST

Mangaluru: Catholic Sabha Mangaluru Pradesh (R) passed a unanimous resolution on renaming the Mangaluru Junction railway station as George Fernandes Railway Station and install George Fernandes statue at Bejai Circle at a a condolence meet held over the death of former union minister George Fernandes at Bejai Church Hall on Tuesday, February 5

Speaking on the occasion, Mangaluru bishop Dr Peter Paul Saldanha said, “George Fernandes was born in Mangaluru, ruled in Delhi and has stayed in the hearts of Indians. He loved his native and kept close relationship with the people of Mangaluru. He was a true fighter. Being a leader of labourers he served poor and became their voice. He is the great son of India. He kept open his doors for poor and exploited. Now he will be remembered as a role model.”

Priest of Kateel temple Anantha Asranna gave his condolence speech and said, “Now George Fernandes has become a saint. The good deeds he did in his life have given him a holy place in hearts of people. He lived simple life and taught the same to others also. He will be an inspiration for us all.”

MLC Ivan D Souza, president Catholic Sabha Bantwal Stanly Lobo, JD(S) leader  Susheel Noronha ,  Rachana president  Stany Alvares,  Michael Fernandes, George Fernandes  brother Michael Fernandes and many others participated in the function.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

ICC calls off Women’s World Cup Qualifier after new COVID-19 variant emerges

Top UK scientist says new COVID-19 variant Omicron ‘not a disaster’, vaccination likely to protect

‘Be vigilant’, WHO tells Southeast Asia countries amid case surge, emergence of new variant

Samyukt Kisan Morcha suspends its Nov 29 tractor march to Parliament

Spin magic: New Zealand all out for 296 against India on day 3

MLA Bharath Shetty suspects larger political conspiracy behind Nagabana vandalism case

Ettina Bhuja: Officials take stern action; Ultra-marathon canceled


Related Articles More

Karnataka dam water meant for hydroelectricity released for Guv to see waterfall

MLA Bharath Shetty suspects larger political conspiracy behind Nagabana vandalism case

Karkala: Woman slips while drying clothes; Succumbs to injuries

Ettina Bhuja: Officials take stern action; Ultra-marathon canceled

 U T Khader lashes out at BJP over functioning of state government

MUST WATCH

Kustagi Viral Video

Wild boar creates havoc at car showroom; Video goes viral

A young man and woman tied to a power pole and beated by group

Download GetMiclass app .. Make your future bright!

HOW TO DEAL WITH FARMING CRISIS EXPLAINED!


Latest Additions

ICC calls off Women’s World Cup Qualifier after new COVID-19 variant emerges

Karnataka dam water meant for hydroelectricity released for Guv to see waterfall

Top UK scientist says new COVID-19 variant Omicron ‘not a disaster’, vaccination likely to protect

‘Be vigilant’, WHO tells Southeast Asia countries amid case surge, emergence of new variant

Health minister Mandaviya urges people to donate organs

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.