Union minister of state for tribal affairs to participate
Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Jan. 2 : Stage is all set for the 68th TrishulUtsav and the 123rd birth anniversary of Swami Paranavanada, the founder of Bharat Sevashram Sangha. It will be celebrated at the Sonari ashram from January 4 and 6.
Secretary of the sangha Ajit Maharaj informed that Union minister of state for tribal affairs Sudarshan Bhagat will participate on the second day of the celebration on January 5. ” As per our schedule the minister will participate in a tribal conference to be organised as a part of the celebration. Former chief minister Arjun Munda will also attend the tribal conference,” he said.
The three day event will kick off on January 4 with a flag hoisting ceremony of the sangha to be attended by cultural secretary of the sangha Sashwatnandaji Maharaj.
The TrishulUtsav which marks the birth anniversary of Swami Pranavananda, founder of the sangha also lastyear coincided with the centenary celebrations of the social and welfare activities of the philanthropic outfit.
The second day of the celebration will witness a grand procession to be flagged off from the sangha premises in Sonari.
The last day of the celebration will see a special session on Hindu Dharma SanskritiSammelan. Apart from Munda, Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahto and state food and civil supplies minister Sarayu Roy would participate in the special session.
“It is the most event of the year. The utsav is celebrated in memory of our founder who was born on full moon night in the month of Magha (mid-January to mid-February),” said an official.
The celebrations organised by Bharat Sevashram Sangha will begin with the hoisting of a saffron flag by a senior monk of Bharat Sevashram Sangha.
Students of BSS Pranavananda Centenary Residential High School will stage cultural preformances on the second day. Moreover, a host of cultural performances will be staged by a troupe from Midnapore.
The secretary of the sangha appealed the people of the steel city attend the three-day celebrations and make the event a grand success.