Dubai, Jan 19: Tulu Patherga Tulu Oripaga, a web based group for the first time conducted a successful 'Blood Donation Campaign' at Sheikha Latifa Hospital, Dubai on January 11, from 11.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.
Under the leadership of couple Prem Jeeth - Shobitha Prem Jeeth and combined by the support of enthusiastic youngsters like Ritu Anchan, Ramesh Suvarna, Jeethu Bhasker and many more united Tuluvas are leading this Face Book group called 'Tulu Patherga Tulu Oripaga' for a long time. This is the first time they have supported this blood donation campaign and their attempt for this good cause is being seconded by many Tulu speaking people who enthusiastically have come and donated blood in large number.
Some of the community leaders who joined were Balakrishna Salian of Mogaveers who is the pioneer in arranging blood donation for various associations and well known in Latifa Hospital, Satish Ventakaramana of Ganigara Samaj who have extended his support by distributing soft drinks and T-shirt hampers to all the donors, Sudhakar Alva of Bunts UAE and Shodhan Prasad of Nama Tuluveru who always give moral support to the donors every time, Madhav Poojary from Billawa Balaga and friend Gopal Prabhu who supported with transport facility during the campaign.
Prem Jeeth & Shobitha recently had compiled and released a book on Tulu Script called 'Appe Baashe' during Nama Tuluveru UAE's 'Tulu Parba' and had achieved accolades for this contribution to Tulu Nadu. Fruits and juices were distributed to all the donors.