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Koti Chennaya Jodukere kambla held in Moodabidre

Moodabidre: Karnataka Kreeda Rathna awardee Devendra Kotian and Jilla Rajyotsava awardeeRajeev Shetty Edmoor were honoured in the 13th Koti Channaya Kambla which was concluded in Kadalakere nisargadhama in Ontikatte.

District in charge minister B. Ramanath Rai presided over the programme. President of Kambla committee K. Abhayachandra Jain, film actor Sumanth, Dr.m Mohan Alva, Bhaskar S. Kotian, Suresh Prabhu, Rathnakar C. Moily, Wilfred Mendonca, Payyottu Sadashiv Salian, Suresh K. Poojary, Namiraj Bannadka and others were present.

Total 162 pairs of bullocks participated in the Kambla. The owners of the winning pairs were felicitated on Sunday during presentation ceremony.

Details of the Result:

Plank (3 pairs)

Vamanjoor Tiruvail gutthu Abhay Navin Alva-First

Barkur Shantaram Shetty-Second


Rope-Junior (19 pairs)

First- Nandalike Shrikant Bhat A.

Second-Kolake Irvathur Bhaskar Subbayya Kotian


Rope-Senior (16 pairs)

First- Rari Shrilatha Sai Estate Rajesh Shetty A.

Second-Kaoudoor Beedu Tushar Marappa Bhandary


Adda Halage (18 pairs)

First- Surathkal Sarvotham Madhav Prabhu

Second- Nallur Peribettu Sanjeev Madivala

 Plow –Senior (22 pairs)

First- Bolada gutthu Satish Shetty

Second-Mulky Payyottu Salian


Plow-junior (84 pairs)

First-Elloor Bhandara Mane Harish Shetty

Second-Bolada Gutthu Satish Shetty.

  • Published in Moodabidri

Baradibeedu Kambla: One case filed by police against the organizers

Karkala: Bharath Animal welfare committee has fileed 22 complaints against Baradibeedu Kambla in Karkala rural police station. After inspecting all the complaints police have considered booking the organizers in only one case. This incident once again has made Kambla lovers bite their nails.

The complaint:
The animal welfare committee members had complaint about twisting of the tail of the bullock, assaulting the animal, thrashed with the hand, filled the animal into the vehicle without permission,

Loud speakers has been used in the  place of the event which scared the animal, during the event one bullock even jumped off the field and sustained injuries, it was not given treatment properly and a total of 22 complaints had been given by the member of animal welfare committee Sunil Hawaldar. 

Police booked the organizers of the Kambla under the complaint that the animal was not given proper treatment for injury. SP Annamalai explained to the media.
  • Published in Karkala

Baradibeedu Kambla organised as per high court guidelines

Karkala: President of SCDCC bank, N.M Rajendra Prasad inaugurated the Suryachandra Kambla organised by Baradibeedu.

Speaking to the media he said, Baradibeedu kambla has religious importance. It has been organised by Jain family which believes in non-violence.  The Kambla has been organised as per the guidelines of high court and no canes has been used, he said.

Tahashildra Raghavendra gathered information about the kambla to make it sure that it does not violates court regulations. ASP Annamalai provided the required security for the event. Vedeographs of the event was taken. Many CC cameras were installed in various places of the event.

Members of Animal welfare organisation also witnessed the Kambla. Later they questioned some of the rituals before the beginning of the kambla like giving holy water to the bullocks. Objecting their attitude towards the religious rituals state awardee Payyottu Sadashiv Salian said, people will not tolerate these kinds of needless objections from the organisation.

Finally the members of animal welfare organisation left the event place straight to Baradibeedu in the vehicle provide by animal husbandry department.


  • Published in Karkala

Its green signal for Kambla by high court

Bengaluru: High court on Monday December 15 green signallled for Kambla. But the one member bench has strictly ordered that cruelty on animals will not be tolerated during the event.

The kambla committee of South Kanara and Udupi had filed an appeal in the high court questioning the order of the Dty Commissioner banning kambla.

The uncertainty on kambla remained as the Apex court had passed an order to ban the sports as, but the state government and the local representatives were giving different statements. Earlier the ban was imposed as per the appeal made by animal welfare board.
  • Published in Karnataka

Confirmed! Kambla is banned D.K, Udupi

Mangaluru: District Dpty Commissioner handed over the copies of Supreme Court banning Kambla (racing of bulls) on Friday November 21. Animal welfare organizations have strongly opposed the practice of racing the cattle in the name of Kambla and hitting them with canes.

Kambla is a famous traditional animal sports in South Kanara and Udupi. A series of events were planned to organize from November to February throughout both the districts. But a ban by apex court has saddened the Kambla lovers.
  • Published in Mangaluru
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