The Suvarna Mahotsava of Karnataka statehood was inaugurated on the 12th of May at the Indian Community School Khaitan. It was an outreach program with the involvement of the Indian community.
Such a Community outreach program, involving many Indian Schools, was the first of its kind in the history of the Koota. The Koota arranged Interschool quiz, folk dance and patriotic song singing competitions on that day.
Mr Juzair Ali of Wadi Sakef Group and Mr. Kuldip Lamba of Al-Mailem group sponsored the event. The Kuwait airways and the Jet airways contributed by bringing in the Quiz master from Bangalore. After the Quiz competition, group Patriotic song singing competition was held where, nine schools participated. This closely followed by the Group Folk Dance competitions with colourful ethnic flavour. The children rendered the patriotic songs beautifully with great passion and emotion. An energy-packed extravaganza of colourful and rhythmic medley of folk dances.The Programme was presented for about 20 minutes, was presented by the Kuwait Kannada Koota members that left the audience spell bound. HE Ambassador of India to Kuwait, Mr. M Ganapathi was the Chief guest of the evening function of Inauguration of the Suvarna Mahotsava Celebrations which started at 7 PM. Mrs. Uma Ganapathi wife of HE Mr. M Ganapathi also joined along with the sponsors and the members of the Executive Committee of the Koota. The prizes were distributed to the winning teams and the program was appreciated by all the children and staff of the schools which participated.