-Anand Kumar Barkur
Joining the large group of generous people in and around Barkur, Sujatha Rathnakar Adyanthaya and family members stepped in to help 25 poor families of Hanehalli and Yadthadi villages.
The Koraga are a tribal community found mainly in the Dakshina Kannada, Udupi districts of Karnataka and the Kasaragod district of Kerala, south India. They are also found in small numbers in adjoining districts of Uttara Kannada, Shimoga and Kodagu. The Koraga are classified by the Government of India as a Scheduled Tribe. The Koraga, who numbered 16,071 according to the 2001 census of India, have their own language, classified as an independent Dravidian language, which is strongly influenced by Tulu, Kannada, Malayalam, languages commonly found in their area. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koraga_people).
Having a very low income people of this community were struggling for day to day survival due to the on going nationwide lock down and Sujatha Rathnakar Adyanthaya, wife of late Rathnakar Adyanthya, along with her daughter Surabhi and son in law Nagaraj and other family members distributed 25 kits of essential supplies to 25 families identified by former president of Hanehalli Panchayath Ramanand Shetty.
Hanehalli P.D.O. Arundathi Yesumane, Secretary Umesh Kallianpur, Poornima and Praveen Hegde, Sujatha Rathnakar Adyanthaya, (Cute Beauty Parlor Brahmavara), and family members, former president of Hanehalli Panchayath Ramanand Shetty, President of Koraga Community, Ganesh Barkur, Media Representative Shivaram Acharya Bandimath, and Anand Kumar Barkur of Nammuru Barkuru and Team barkuronline.com were present during the distribution.