Staff Reporter

PALAKKAD: The newly constructed auditorium of the Palghat Fine Arts Society was inaugurated by Padmabhushan Sangeetha Kalanidhi Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman in the presence of Padmabhushan Sangeetha Kalanidhi T.V. Sankaranayanan at Tharekkad here on Sunday.

The meeting was presided over by society president T.R. Rajagopal. It was addressed by chairman P. Jayapala Menon and secretary P.N. Subbaraman among others.

The auditorium was constructed at a cost of Rs.30 lakh and there are plans to construct a five-storey building to house various cultural organisations. The inaugural function was followed by Carnatic vocal concerts by T.V. Sankarnarayanan. On the violin was Nagai Muralidharan. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman accompanied on the Mrudangam and Ghatom was by Tripunithura Radhakrishnan.