On Vijayadasami day, vidhyarambam (beginning of learning) was conducted in CBOU CS Memorial School, Kovaipudur. The school is sponsored by Canara Bank Officers’ Union (CBOU). To promote religious harmony, traditional Hindu rituals were performed by children of all religions. M.A. Srinivasan, senior manager, Canara Bank Perumanallur, spoke about the founders. Correspondent Pon Kannan said all the festivals are celebrated in the school to promote religious harmony.

Chief editor of FM programme, AIR Coimbatore, Kudanthai Venkatapathy, inaugurated computer aided teaching programme. A dance class was inaugurated for children in the age group between three and five. Chairman of Coimbatore Circle Council of CBOU, M. Ponnusamy, and assistant secretary of CBEU (Canara Bank Employees Union ), A Velusamy, participated.