The annual program of the Marala Mallige Committee “JANAPADOTSAVA” was held on April 24, 2014 was held at Carmel School, Khaitan upholding the rich culture of our homeland, Karnataka. This event provides a platform for the members to unveil their hidden talents and showcase them to an encouraging audience of the Koota. Several competitions befitting the various age groups were conducted. ‘todalu kanda’, ‘Putani Pada’, ‘Chinnara Chilipili’, ‘obba Chinna Nooru Banna’ were the competitions conducted for the kids while ‘Modiya Kai Baraha’ was for adult participants. Couples got to showcase their dancing skills in ‘Kuniyonu Bara’ while Rangoli and hairstyling competitions gave an opportunity to one and all to showcase their talent. The enthusiasm and zest with which the members participated was fascinating. Winners took back their prizes home while the others won the appreciation of the audience for their talent. Marala Malllige Committee brought out a beautiful ‘Marala Mallige’ commemorating the event that featured the articles written by the talented members of the fraternity. The event highlighting the rich folklore, culture and heritage of Karnataka made an everlasting impact on the minds of the fraternity to be long cherished.