MANGALORE: Yakshagana Kala Mandali, Panambur has been conducting Sankranti Utsav with great pomp every year. This year the utsav was held at Nataraja Ranga Sangama at Shree Nandaneshwara Temple recently.
On the occasion several competitions from kinder garten to high school level inter-district cultural programmes were held.
The programme was inaugurated by S Gopal Krishna of New Mangalore Port Trust and was presided over by literatteur Anantharam Rao.
Painting competition, elocution competition, quiz competition, and bhajan competitions were conducted in which public and students participated in large numbers.
In painting competition, M Vaibhav Shenoy won first place while Nitesh Kumar and Bharat won second place in the primary level.