Sree Chidroopananda Saraswathi, Arsha Vidhya Peetha
Bangalore: HJS Bangalore organized an exhibition of photos of sufferings of Kashmir & Bangladesh Hindus from 22nd to 24th May 07 at the Mythic Society in central part of Bangalore. The inauguration was done by Srimad Swamy Harshanandji Maharaj of Sree Ramakrishna matt Bangalore. The guest speakers included Shri. Subba Reddy former MLA & president Karnataka state bar council, Prof. Somnath Raina, Shri. Kuldeep Pandith member of Kashmiri Hindu association. About 1000 dharmabhimani Hindus visited the exhibition.
Poojya Sree Chandrashekaranadgiri swamiji of vasavi samaj visited the exhibition on 23rd. He praised HJS for organizing the exhibition, he told there is no one helping the exhibition & added that this should be held in each & every street in the city, he also appealed that people should provide space free for this and support this. He told that today there is no unity among us even in our homes. This is our greatest weakness. Explaining the fact that there are 33 crore deities in cow he told that it is very disheartening that they are being cut for flesh.
* Shri. Shailesh who had visited our exhibition in Hosanagar came with his dharmabhimani friends. He has given 50 CD’s of Kashmir, Hussein and Gohatya for free distribution in the stall. Later after discussion it was decided to have a dharna to protest Ram-Setu on 2nd June.
* The chief Purohit of Sree Kanchi Mutt appreciated the efforts of members of Samiti when they had approached the mutt to invite for the exhibition. “You are so much involved in the activity that it seems as though you have come to invite for your family members marriage”.
* The event was covered by the media. E TV Kannada and Urdu channels, Local Ice TV
And Indian Express, Vijay Karnataka, Sanje Vani, ESanje, Rajasthan Patrika Reported the event with Photos. FM Radio also announced the details of exhibition.
* Many Dharmabimanis came from far off places after taking leave from office. There were many police constables and inspectors among the visitors. One Inspector from nearby town volunteered any help from him.
By: Shri. Aravinda Baliga, Bangalore.