First National Convention of Bunts

The passion and the urge to action are the very stuff of life

During the eventful year of the Asiad Games of 1982, the new Managing Committee headed by Mr. N. M. Shetty as President, Late Mr. Y. Ananda Shetty as General Secretary, successfully set the idea for the National Convention of Bunts in Delhi, despite the lack of infrastructure and facility. BCA hosted the All India Bunts Convention in Delhi for the first time in the history of Bunts on 24th  & 25th of January 1983. Prof K.S.Hegde, the then Vice-Chancellor of Mysore University, was the Chief Guest. Distinguished delegates from all over the country attended and two days convention and participated with constructive proposals, which included forming a National Federation of Bunt Sanghas, which was subsequently formed in Mangalore. The  convention also strongly advocated the move to abolish the dowry system and formation of a corpus to assist the deserving people of the community in the field of health care, education and other related issues. BCA Delhi was one of the first members of the National Federation of Bunt Sanghas. BCA Delhi was represented by our dynamic President Mr.N.M.Shetty and late Mr. Y. Aananda Shetty at the World Convention of Bunts held in Bangalore in 1996. Mr. N. M. Shetty also Chaired one of the sessions.

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