Staff Reporter

KOLLAM: The 30th annual conference of the Kamaraj Foundation of India will be held here from December 1 to 3. The meeting formalities will commence with the hoisting of the flag by Foundation chairman, A. Neelalohidadasan Nadar. The delegates session will be inaugurated by the former Chief Minister K. Karunakaran on December 2. Union Minister for External Affairs E. Ahamed will deliver the keynote address. John Jacob, MLA; Kollam Mayor N. Padmalochanan; the former Minister Babu Divakaran; among others will take part.

A debate on the topic `New trends in national politics' will be inaugurated by the social critic Sukumar Azhikode on December 2.