The Elections for the office bearers of the KCA was held on October 4, 2015, after a long gap of 8 years.
The Elections were held on the orders of the Deputy Charity Commissioner, based on an application filed by our member, Mr Leslie D’souza.
In point 8 of the judgement, the Deputy Charity Commissioner mentions that she ‘persuaded both parties to settle the dispute amicably so that the Trust can function for the beneficiaries without any hindrance’. In the order the previous Council, was asked to, with the help of Mr D’souza, prepare the list of members/voters and conduct the elections in he presence of the Inspector from the Charity Commissioner’s office
The Managing Council would like to thank Mr Leslie D’souza for his efforts, and ensuring that free and fair elections were conducted. The Managing Council would also like to thank the other members who worked closely with & assisted Mr D’souza, under the banner of ‘Save KCA’, and acknowledges their unsparing efforts to resolve the impasse that persisted for 6 years.
We record our appreciation of the following members:
- Mr Leslie D’souza
- Capt Edgar Sylva
- Capt Hillary Cornelio (who passed away recently)
- Mr Sunil Rebello
- Mr Richard D’souza
- Mr Prashanth Pereira
- Ms Joan Buckenham
- Mr Henri Saldanha
- Mr George Dass
- Ms Yvonne Cornelio
- Mr Loy Menezes
- Mr Vivek Sylva
The judgement of the Deputy Charity Commissioner, dated March 23, 2015, is attached here for the benefit of members.