Staff Correspondent

Udupi: The Udupi district unit of the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), in association with the State Government Employees Association, will be conducting a condolence meeting at the Board High School here at 4 p.m. here tomorrow for the victims of the Saturday's air crash at Mangalore.

Chairman of the society Basrur Rajeev Shetty told presspersons here on Monday that the meeting was being held on behalf of the people of the entire district. Sugunendra Tirtha Swamiji of Puttige Math, Priest of Mother of Sorrows Church Rev. Fr. Mathew Vas and Moulana Abdul Raheem Khan Sheerani of Udupi Jamia Masjid would be attending the meeting. It was open to all people and various organisations would also be participating in it, he said.

The air crash had sent shock waves in the coastal districts of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Uttara Kannada in the State and also in Kerala, Mr. Shetty said.

Vice-chairman of the society Sharath Kumar Rao, secretary K. Ramachandra Devadiga, president of the association Subramanya Sherigar and businessman Ravindra Pai were present.