Religion

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 14: Swami Abhaya Chaitanya, Sri Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple, 3rd Cross, 1st Main, Kempe Gowda Layout, Banashankari 3rd Stage 3rd Phase, 6.30 p.m.

Mukundamaala: Ananthalakshmi, Sri Kuchalamba Samskrutika Mandira, Jayanagar 9th Block, 6.30 p.m.

Mass chanting of Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana and Matu Shakti Jagarana convention: Keshava Shilpa Auditorium, near Uma Talkies, Kempe Gowda Nagar, 10.30 a.m.

Kenopanishat: K.G. Subraya Sharma, Vedaanta Nilaya, Saakamma Gardens, Basavanagudi, 9 a.m.

Culture

Information Department, Government of Karnataka: Sound and light programme “Manushya Jaathi Thannode Valam,” inauguration by Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Lalbagh, K.H. Road, 6.30 p.m.

Monisha Arts: Mohini Nrithyotsava 2009, keynote address by Kavalam Narayana Pannikar, 10 a.m. inauguration of dance festival, ADA Rangamanidra, J.C. Road, 5 p.m.

Sri Lalithakala Academy Foundation, Mysore, and Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University, Bangalore: 33rd National-Level Dance Drama Festival in memory of Padma Vibhushan Rukminidevi, Natyanjali 2009, Nritya Tarangini – dance feature by Dhananjayans, Prashanti Kutiram, Giddenahalli, 7 p.m.

M.A. Narasimhachar Music Foundation: Vocal by Campagodu S. Vighnaraja and party, Gayana Samaja, K.R. Road, 5.45 p.m.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan: Vocal by Ranjani Nagaraj and party, Bhavan premises, E.S.V. Hall, 5 p.m.

General

Department of Higher Education, Government of Karnataka: Valedictory of students’ awareness campaign, “Wipe out terrorism, save the nation” valedictory address by BJP leader L.K. Advani, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa inaugurates, Palace Grounds, Bellary Road, noon.

Bangalore University, Department of Foreign Languages: International language fair “Euro Asia Film Festa”, environmentalist and film actor Suresh Heblikar, chief guest, Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Central College Campus, Palace Road, 3.30 p.m.

Delhi Public School – Bangalore East: Inauguration of the main building of the school by chairman of DPS Society Ashok Chandra, Whitefield Road, 11.30 a.m.

Indian Institute of Science and Republic of France: Inauguration of aircraft exhibition, Chokshi Hall, Indian Institute of Science campus, C.V. Raman Road, 9.30 a.m.

Civic Bangalore and NGO Forum for Street and Working Children, Bangalore: Release of book “A study of the urban poor and the homeless in Bangalore” by Judge, High Court of Karnataka, V. Gopala Gowda, Institute of Agriculture Technologies, Queen’s Road, 3.30 p.m.

Department of Information, Government of Karnataka: Presentation of TSR Memorial Award 2006, Development and Environment Journalism awards to Raja Shailendra Gupta, Shivaram Aasundi, Shivananda Kalave and Sumangala S. Mammigutti, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, inaugurates and presents awards, Yavanika, Nrupatunga Road, 4 p.m.

Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike: Inauguration of Freedom Park by BJP leader L.K. Advani, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Ministers, MLAs and MLCs and senior officials attend, Seshadri Road, 10.30 a.m.

HCF Foundation and United Parents Project Muscular Dystrophy, Netherlands: First Asian conference on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, John Nagar, Koramangala, 9.30 a.m.

Karnataka Science and Technology Academy: National Science Day, chairman of KSTA and former chairman of ISRO U.R. Rao inaugurates and delivers keynote address, Minister for Science and Technology and Fisheries Anand Asnotikar, chief guest, Mangala Mantapa, NMKRV College premises, Jayanagar III Block, 10.30 a.m.

Indira Gandhi National Open University: 20th convocation, Kuvempu Kalakshetra, Vokkaligara Sangha, BIT Campus, V.V. Puram, K.R. Road, 3 p.m.

Sri Harnahalli Ramaswamy Felicitation Committee: Felicitation to Haranahalli Ramaswamy and release of book “Samaradalli Geluvu, Solinalli Trupti” Harnahalli Jeevana Parichaya authored by Nam. Nagalakshmi, Sri Sri Ravishankar of the Art of Living inaugurates, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, releases the book, KAS Officers’ Association premises, No. 1, Infantry Road, near Police Commissioner’s office, 6 p.m.

The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers: Sir C.V. Raman Memorial Lecture on “Scientific Instruments in Chandrayan” by T.K. Alex, Director, ISRO Satellite Centre, IETE premises, Bellary Road, 6 p.m.