Vinod Kumar an resident of Bengaluru had a bitter experience On December 16th at Sherlock PUB, Marathalli. When requested for Kannada mix, The Hotel singer and management reject the request in spite of repeated request from many in the Pub.
This incident was brought to the notice of pro Kannada group Samanya Kannadiga . Vinod kumar requested the team to take up this issue. When the Group contacted the pub management demanding an explanation, management was initially rude and ignored the request. The Group then reported this issue in their Facebook page demanding Kannadigas to down rate the Hotel in all possible social media.
Following which all the Kannadigas down rating the app, and within 12 hours ratings drop from 4.5 stars to 2.4 stars!!
Rating after Samanya Kannadiga team started the campaign:
The management realize their mistake and called up Samanya Kannadiga Team and requested for some time before the decision was made
watch the video below.
By 2 PM Anand, group manager at Sherlock calls Sandeep, President Samanya Kannadiga and informs Sherlock has decided to Play Kannada songs and all DJ’s are informed about it. further more kannada numbers will be used in NYE Year function hosted by Serlock PUB. watch the video below for more info:
When aralikatte contacted Samanya Kannadiga Team- Vivek (The General Secretary of Samanya Kannadiga)
“Kannada is the language of Bengaluru demanding Kannada in Karnataka is our right and the management replying is very lame. The PUB has promised to play Kannada Songs every time. This is a good development”.
Bhavya Gowda who is the treasurer of the Samanya Kannadiga says
“This incident will serve as warning to all Hotels and Restaurants in Bengaluru who ignore Kannada and do not play Kannada songs.
Mr Vinod kumar was happy with the result and thanked Samanya Kannadiga for its efforts and restoring the pride of Kannada.
Sandeep, President of Samanya Kannadiga says
“Sherlock has agreed to play kannada song on regular basis and has also promised to play a kannada song of choice if it is available in their library collection, it is a good sign. we have stopped our campaign with immediate effect”
aralikatte team thanks Samanya Kannadiga team for such initiative works.