JSS Employees’ Housing Board Co-operative Society in association with residents of JSS layout first stage, has organised an array of programmes to mark the birth centenary of Dr Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamiji on July 30 and 31 in city.
Addressing a press conference on Thursday, Birth Centenary Celebration Committee convener Prof D S Sadashivamurthy said that as a gesture of gratitude to Swamiji, the JSS Employees’ Housing Board Co-operative Society has decided to hold the birth centenary celebrations in a grand manner at the newly named JSS layout.
On July 30, a procession carrying the portrait of of Dr Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamiji will be taken out, accompanied with performances by various folk artistes.
On July 31, District in-charge Minister Dr. H C Mahadevappa will inaugurate the formal function in the presence of Sri Shivarathri Desikendra Swamiji. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait will preside over the programme while Mayor B L Bhyrappa will inaugurate the new buildings, MUDA chairman K R Mohan Kumar unveil the portrait of the Seer and corporator B M Nataraju, Rajani Annaiah will open the park for public.
On July 31 at 2.30 pm, a talent award and felicitation function has also been organised. KSGH Music and Performing Arts University Vice Chancellor Dr Sarvamangala Shankar will do the honours. MCC Commissioner Dr C G Betsurmath will be present. Cultural programmes will be held on the occasion, he added.
JSS Employees’ Housing Board Co-operative Society President Prof K Veeranna, Vice President Gangadhar, members Srikantamurthy and Jayanna were present.