Staff Reporter

PATHANAMTHITTA: Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandareswari has lauded the contributions of Christian Churches to Kerala’s socio-economic and educational advancement.

The Union Minister was inaugurating the 200th anniversary celebrations of Arackal St. George Orthodox Church near Pandalam on Sunday.

The Catholicos of the East, Moran Mor Baselius Mar Thoma Didymos-I, presided over the function.

P.J. Kurien, C.S. Sujatha, MPs; K.K. Shaju, MLA; the Metropolitan of the Niranom diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Church, Youhanon Mar Chrysostomos;