Hindu Conference begins in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Friday, 15 July 2005, 18:36 GMT]
Three day Hindu Conference began in Jaffna Friday at the Jaffna College of Education premises. The All Ceylon Hindu Mamantram (ACHM) has organized the conference in collaboration with the Jaffna College of Education to
mark the golden jubilee year of the ACHM. Mr.V.Kailasapillai, President of ACHM presided over the inaugural event.
At the commencement special prayer was held in the Hindu Temple, which is
located in the Jaffna College of Education (JCE). Thereafter students took
the guests in a procession to the conference hall.
Dr.T.Kamalanathan, Head of the JCE delivered the welcome address. Hindu
priest Sivasri Maheswara Kurukkal and Nallai Atheenam head Sri la Sri
Somasunthara Paramachcharya Swamigal blessed the occasion.
Sivathamilchelvi Thangamma Appakutty made the inaugural address.
Mr.C.V.Vingeswaran, retired Supreme Court Judge, Professor C.Mohanathas,
Jaffna University Vice Chancellor and Poet C.Vinasithamby also spoke.
Tamil scholars Mr.Aaru Thirumurugan spoke about the objective of the
conference. Professor A.Shanmugathas made the introductory address.
Professor S.N.Kandasamy of Thanjavur University delivered the keynote address.