Government Policy

Centenary celebrations of Ramkrishna Mission begins Sunday

DHAKA, March 17, 2017 (BSS) - Dhaka Ramkrishna Math and Mission is going to celebrate 100 years of establishment of religious and philanthropic organization with eight-day programmes will begin on Sunday.

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha will inaugurate the centenary programme at 6.30 pm on Sunday, principal monk of the Ramkrishna Math and Mission (RKM) Swami Dhrubeshananda said today while talking to a group of journalists in his office here today.

General Secretary of Belur Math Swami Suhitanandaji, Justice Soumendra Sarkar and Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harshabardhan Shringla will present the inaugural progarmme as special guests.

On the occasion a 'Youth Conference' will be held on March 20, 'Mothers' Conference' on March 21 and an 'Interfaith Conference' on March 26.

A 'Sampriti Shovajatra' (procession of harmony) will be brought out in the city on March 24 on the occasion, Swamiji said.

Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation Sayeed Khokan will present in the Youth Conference as chief guest while Jharnadhara Chowdhury, a celebrated social worker and secretary of Ghandhi Asram will present as chief guest in the 'Mothers' Conference.

The 'Interfaith Conference' will be attended by Home Minister Asaduzaman Khan Kamal as the chief guest and Trustee of Ramkrishna Math and Mission Swami Tatwabidananda, Inspector General of Police M Shahidul Haq, Vatican Ambassador in Dhaka Archbishop George Kocheri, Sri Lankan envoy to Bangladesh Joshoja Gunasakera, Nepalese envoy Dhan Bahadur Oli, noted Islamist cleric Moulana Fariduddin Masoud and leaders of different religious communities will present as speakers.

Agriculture Minister Matia Chowdhury will attend the programme on March 21 as the chief guest while Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed will be the chief guest on March 22.

Vice president of RKM Belur Math Swami Bagishananda will present as the chief guest in the harmony rally on March 24 and celebrated monks from different Ram Krishna temples from home and abroad will join the celebration while popular singers from Bangladesh and India will deliver their performance in the cultural programmes.

Editor of Bhorer Kagoj Shyamal Dutta, senior journalists Monoj Kanti Roy, Ajoy Das Gupta, Shyamal Sarkar, Rahul Raha, Santosh Sharma, Swapan Dutta, Modhusudhan Mondol, among others, were present during the press briefing.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)