Sarsanghachalak inaugurates Bhaskar Rao Bhavan in Kochi
KOCHI April 7, 2013: In a much awaited moment which inspired thousands of Keralities Sangh well wishers of Kerala and abroad, RSS Sarasanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat inaugurated Bhaskara Rao Bhavan at Kochi on April 7. The new building was named ‘BHASKAREEYAM’,the Bhaskara Rao Memorial Mandir, after first RSS pranth pracharak of Kerala Late Shri Bhaskar Rao Kalambi.
“Hinduism doesn’t accept conversions. Hindus try to reverse conversions, Conversions are not necessary. If you have the basic human values, what you wear, what you eat and what you pray all these are immaterial,” said Mohan Bhagwat, adding, ‘Hindu society needs to spread this message world over’.
All round progress of Hindu society is not for its own sake, but for the betterment of the whole world, he noted.
Former ISRO Chairman, Dr G Madhavan Nair who was the Chief Guest on the occasion, said changes in the education sector was needed as it had become highly commercialised. Those coming out of colleges are not employable, which needs to be changed, he said, adding, there is need for imparting value-based education. Nair also stressed the need for promoting entrepreneurship rather than going for jobs in government or multi-national companies.
Several socio-religious leaders, like. Amruthanandamayi Matt Global General Secretary Swami Poornamaruthananda Puri, Swami Chidananda Puri, President of Ramakrishna Mission, Kochi, Swami Bhadreshananda Maharaj, Swami Thathadhan, Swami Vivikthananda Saraswathi of Chinmaya Mission, Swami Prajnananda Theerthapadar, Swami Shivaswroopananda, Bharathiya Vichara Kendram Director P. Parameswaran, well known scholar and literary critic Prof. M.K. Sanoo, Sangh Parivar leaders including Ashok Singhal of VHP, RSS top functionaries K Suryanarayana Rao, KC Kannan, J Nandakumar, A Gopalakrishnan of Seema Jagaran, A Jayakumar of Vijnan Bharati and thousands of well wishers attended the event.
Major Ravi, popular Malayam Cinema director, a former Indian Army Officer, also attended the event.
The air-conditioned convention centre, built in 75,000 square feet area with state-of-the-art auditorium to accommodate 1500 persons.