Vithalrao Yalgi, fondly called by all as ‘Vithu Kaka’ was today honored with the Belgaum Bhushan Award constituted by Saraswati Vachnalaya Shahpur Belagavi.
Each year the organization honors citizens of Belagavi for their contribution towards the city.
The award ‘Belgaum Bhushan-2020’ was handed over by Chief Guest Shevantilal Shah amongst the presence of other dignitaries.
Vithu Kaka has contributed immensely to the field of Theater, Sports and literary writing. He has been lucky to work along with some great names of the Indian freedom struggle.
He had led the team who hoisted the Tri colour on the Belgaum Native General library and Thalakwadi high school in 1942.
He has been promoting art and Theater and especially Sangeet Natak (Musical Dramas).