the Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan will inaugurate the year-long birth centenary celebrations of the late freedom fighter and veteran Communist party leader E.P. Gopalan at Town Hall here on December 15. Mr. Achuthanandan will also inaugurate a seminar on “land reforms and the new approach” organised as part of the celebrations. The meeting will be presided over by CPI State executive committee member V. Chamunni. The day-long birth centenary celebrations at Pattambi, the home town of E.P. Gopalan, will be inaugurated by CPI State unit secretary Pannian Ravindran on December 29. — Staff Reporter