Tribute to Dinesh Madhappara
Kasargod: Sanghachalak of Kasargod City and Rural and also a member of Mangalore Rural Karyakarini of the RSS, Dinesh Madhappara passed away on June 15. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Mangalore. He was 67.
Dakshin Madhya Kshetra Sanghachalak Shri V Nagaraj condoled the loss of Dineshji and recalled his unparalleled services to the society in all spheres. He said with passing away of Dineshji, RSS in the region has lost a pillar and it is an irreparable loss. His body was kept at RSS Karyalaya in Mangaluru on June 16 for public darshan. In a reflection of his popularity and grief, a large number of common people from all walks of life and thousands of swayamsevaks took his darshan and offered their condolences.

A swayamsevak from childhood, Dineshji worked as a clerk at BEM High School in Kasargod for 35 years. He was well known as a very efficient clerk in the school. He retired in 2008 and dedicated all his time for RSS work. His efforts in building the RSS in Kasargod are immense. He was one of the pioneers in organising Hindu Samajyotsav in Kasargod aimed at uniting the society. He worked hard to improve Balagokulas in the district. A person who had immense respect for Hindu dharma, culture, he was also a well-known orator. He also served as an administrator in several temple trusts and committees.
On June 16, a condolence meeting was organised to condole the death of Dineshji. Akhil Bharatiya Kumtumb Prabhodan Samyojak Shri Kajampaddy Subramanya Bhat said, “It is imperative for karyakartas and swayamsevaks to inculcate the ideals of Dineshji in our lives and strengthen the society. This alone will be a real tribute we pay to him and ensure that his achievements are carried forward.”
RSS Kerala Prant Sanghachalak Justice KK Balaraman, Mangaluru Vibhag Sanghachalak Shri B Gopal also condoled the demise of Dinehsji. Kasargod Nagar Sanghachalak KT Kamat, Justice K Karunakaran Nambiar, Brahmachari Prajit of Mata Amrutanandamayi Ashram in Kasargod also paid the tribute.