Religion

Gita Jnana Yagna, Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12: Discourse by Swami Abhayachaitanya, Balamuri Sree Siddivainayaka Temple, Sahakaranagar, 6.30 p.m.

Swetashvataropnaishad Bhashya: Discourse by Shivarama G.Agnihotri, APK Road, 2{+n}{+d}Block, Thyagarajanagar, 9.30 a.m.

How far is God from Man?: Discourse by Rishidev Narendran, founder, Mentor, Shakthiveda Wellness Mission, Bangalore, Sri Pattabirama Seva Mandali, 4{+t}{+h}T Block, Jayanagar, 6 p.m.

Culture

Indian Institute of World Culture: Vocal by Jayanthi Umesh, No. 6, B.P. Wadia Road, Basavanagudi, 6 p.m.

The Bangalore Conservatory: Annual Christmas concert and graduation, St. Joseph’s Girls High School, opposite St. John’s School, near Thoms Bakery, Fraser Town, 7 p.m.

Suchitra Cinema and Cultural Academy: Kannada drama ‘Kadmansa’ directed by Anand Sabhapathi, Suchitra Nani Angala, No. 36, 9{+t}{+h}Main, B.V. Karanth Road, Banashankari 2{+n}{+d}Stage,

7.30 p.m.

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath: Varna Sangama, exhibition of drawings by group of contemporary artists, parishath premises, Kumarakrupa Road, 11 a.m.

Ranga Shankara: Kannada drama ‘Namma Robert Clive by Samudaya troupe, 36/2, 8{+t}{+h}Cross, J.P. Nagar II Phase, 7.30 p.m.

Crimson The Hatworks Boulevard: ‘Humour in Art’, exhibition of paintings by group of artists, 32, Cunningham Road, 11 a.m.

Oxford Bookstore: Launch of book ‘Men on my mind’ by fashion designer Prasad Bidappa, written by Radha Thomas, 1, M.G. Mall, 1/2, Swami Vivekananda Road, opposite Taj Vivanta, 6 p.m.

General

Department of Public Libraries, Bangalore, City Central Library, South Zone, Jayanagar: Inauguration Vidyapeeta Branch Library, MP Ananth Kumar inaugurates, Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashok, Minister for Libraries Revu Naik Belamagi, participate, Ward No. 164, Vidyapeeta, Shankarnag Circle, 80 Feet Road, Srinivasanagar, 6 p.m.

Indian Illustrated Classics and The Bangalore Booksellers and Publishers Association: Bengaluru Sahityotsava, Bangalore Book Festival – 2012, Union Minister for Petroleum M. Veerappa Moily inaugurates, Minister for Kannada and Culture Govind M. Karjol release Dr. Chandrashekar Kambara’s play Shivaratri, Tripuravasini, Palace Grounds, 5 p.m.

Bangalore City Traffic Police: Inauguration of campaign against drunken driving, Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City, B.G. Jyothi Prakash Mirji, Chairman and Chief of Orthopaedics, Sparsh Hospitals, Sharan S. Patil and Professor and Head, Department of Epidemiology, Centre for Public Health, WHO Centre for Road Safety, NIMHANS, G. Gururaj, guests of honour, Opera Junction, Brigade Road, 4 p.m.

National Christian Council: Christmas fellowship programme, Governor of Rajasthan, Margaret Alva, chief guest, Archbishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras presides, GNR Kalyana Mantapa, 1/1, 18{+t}{+h}Main Road, Jayanagar 4{+t}{+h}T Block, 7 p.m.

Congress, Padmanabhanagar Vidhanasabha Constituency: Congress nondige banni badalavane thanni progamme, MLAs Ramalinga Reddy and Dinesh Gundurao participate, near Maheshwaramma Temple, Kadirenahalli, 10 a.m.

Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike: Electoral campaign for youth, Town Hall, 11 a.m.

Indian Institute of Materials Management: Felicitation programme and lecture presentation on ‘Work life balance’ by Sushil Bhasin, chairman and managing director of Bhasinsoft India Ltd., Hotel Woodlands, Rajaram Mohan Roy Road, 7 p.m.

Institute of HRD: Bangalore H.R. Summit 2012, Le Meridien, Sankey Road,

9.30 a.m.

Jeeva Vima Kannada Balaga: Valedictory of 27{+t}{+h}Rajyotsava celebrations, ADA Rangamandira, J.C. Road,

4.30 p.m.

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