Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: Exhibition on books and paintings, screening of the short-film ‘Endru Thaniyum’ directed by Bharathi Krishna Kumar and staging of plays depicting the lifestyle of the marginalised people will be some of the highlights of the two-day annual district convention of the Lions Club International’s District 324 A2 to commence here on Saturday. District Governor S. T. Srinivasan said that banner presentation and awarding those who had excelled in different areas of services will also form the highlight of the convention, hosted by the Lions Club of Thanjavur Temple City.

The convention also marks the silver jubilee of its inception as the district was carved out of District 324 A, 25 years ago. He said the clubs, spread over 10 revenue districts, had sponsored the expenditure for cardiac surgery for 21 persons; computers for 25 educational institutions; and calipers for 77 physically-challenged persons.