Mysuru, May 8:- “The 2561st birth anniversary of Buddha will be organized on May 10, Buddha poornima, at Vishwamaithri Buddha vihara,” said President of Vishwamaithri Buddha vihara, Purushotham.
He was addressing a press meet at Mysuru Press Club on Monday.
“A procession of Buddha statue will be organized on May 10, at 9 am. After the procession, stage program will be organized at 6 pm in the presence of Veeryasheela Bhantheji. Former minister V Srinivasa Prasad will preside over the event. Former President of Kannada Pusthaka Pradhikara, Banjagere Jayaprakash and writer K Mayigowda will deliver special lectures. Mayor M J Ravi Kumar, Deputy Mayor Rathna Laxman, additional commissioner of MCC N Raju and others were present. (LG)