TAMIL NADU

In Tiruchi Today

Religion

Sringeri Sankara Mutt: Sloka classes and Arunchala Akshara Manamalai Parayanam, 97 Amma Mandapam Road, Srirangam, 8 a.m.

Sri Aravinda Annai Meditation Centre: Joint prayer and meditation session, D 20, VI Cross Western Extension, Thillai Nagar, 6 p.m.

Sri Aurobindo Society: Sri Aurobindo birthday, special prayer, C-48, IV Cross East, Thillai Nagar, 6 a.m.; Pushpanjali, 10 a.m.

Fathima Church, Puthur: Festival mass and homily by K. Devaraj, Vicar General, Diocese of Tiruchi, Our Lady's car procession, 6.30 p.m.

Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha: Sahasranama Parayanam, Garuda Mandapam, Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple, 6 p.m.; Keezha Pattabiraman Sannidhi, 6.30 p.m.

The Light of Savitri Study Circle: Sri Aurobindo Savitri chanting, Udhayalakshmi Apartments, Raghavendrapuram, Srirangam, 6 p.m.

Rasika Ranjana Sabha: Inauguration of L.V. Memorial concerts and distribution of prizes to winners of annual music competitions, S.S.N. Moorthy, Commissioner, Income Tax, Cochin, chief guest, N. Ramani, flute maestro, presides, FGN Hall, W.B. Road, 6 p.m.; vocal concert by K. Gayathri, 7 p.m.

Sri Rama Gana Sabha: Vocal concert by Mohan Santhanam, Bala Kala Vidhanam, 88 II Street, Renga Nagar, 6 p.m.

Tirisirapura Saiva Sidhandha Sabha: Thirumurai Mutrothal, Meenakshisundaram Pillai Street, 9.30 a.m.; S. Kasiviswanathan speaks on Thayumanavar songs, 6.15 p.m.

Swastika: Salangai puja of dance students, 5 p.m.

Bounty Book Distributors: Book fair, Makkal Mandram, Thillai Nagar, 10 a.m.

General

Independence Day Celebrations: Flag hoisting by the Collector, V. Pandian, Anna Stadium, 8.30 a.m.

Tiruchi Corporation: Mayor Sarubala R. Tondaiman unfurls the national flag, Corporation Office premises, 7.30 a.m.

Airports Authority of India: Flag hoisting by S. Sreekumar, Airport Director, Airport, 7.30 a.m.; marathon race, 9 a.m.; cultural programme, 7 p.m.

Southern Railway: Flag hoisting by D.K. Saraf, Divisional Railway Manager, Kallukuzhi Grounds, 7.30 a.m.

Southern Railway Golden Rock Central Workshop: Flag hoisting by the Chief Workshop Manager, G.R.K. Raju, Armoury Gate Grounds, 8 a.m.

Income Tax Department: Flag hoisting by the Commissioner of Income Tax, Tiruchi, P. Raghu, Williams Road, 8.30 a.m.

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple: Samabandhi Bhojanam, the Minister for Labour Welfare, P. Annavi, participates, 12.30 p.m., Srirangam Ranganathaswamy Temple and Rockfort Thayumanaswamy Temple, noon

Indian Bank: Flag hoisting and inauguration of Farmers' Club by S. Suryanarayanan, General Manager, Indian Bank, Umayalpuram, Musiri, 8.30 a.m.

Indian Overseas Bank: Flag hoisting and distribution of loans by V.R. Veerasekaran, Chief Regional Manager, IOB, Angarai, 8 a.m.; Kalathupatti, 10 a.m.

St. Joseph's College Shepherd Extension Department: Inauguration of youth welfare association, Uppukatchipatti, 8 a.m.

Rotary Club of Tiruchi Cantonment: Flag hoisting, I.S. Nursing Home, 8.30 a.m.

Holy Cross Service Society: Flag hoisting, Ettupattai Bungalow, Puthur, 7.30 a.m.

Federation of All People Welfare Association: Flag hoisting, Sankaran Pillai Road, Chinthamani, 8 a.m.

Lions Club of Tiruchi Rockcity: Flag hoisting, Cauvery College campus, 7.30 a.m.

Al Ahmmadia Pallivasal: Flag hoisting and release of book, `India and Islamic Tyagis', 9 a.m. Cauvery College NSS: Special sports meet for primary school children, M.M. Nagar playgrounds, 10 a.m.

Rocktown Jaycees: Garlanding of Gandhi statue, Samayapuram Tollgate, 8 a.m.

Rotary Club of Tiruchi Fort: Honouring of freedom fighters, Hotel Sangam, 6.30 p.m.

Tiruchi Kerala Samajam Trust: Independence Day celebrations, National Flag hoisting, Samajam premises, TVS Tollgate, 9 a.m., inauguration of the Trust by the Commissioner, Central Excise, Mathew John, Kavitha Martin of All India Radio is guest of honour, 6 p.m.

Centre for Youth Development and Studies, Bharathidasan University: Free coaching programme for UGC, SLET, CSIR and UPSC examinations, university campus, 10 a.m.

Indian Medical Association: Cardiac care screening camp, IMA Hall, Salai Road, 7.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.

Bishop Heber College, Department of Social Work: Free medical camp, Chinna Suriyur, 10 a.m. to noon.

Organising Committee: Fund raising magic programme for families of victims of Kumbakonam fire accident, NSP Lakshmi Thirumana Mahal, Town Station Road, 6.30 p.m.

Urumu Dhanalakshmi College, Department of Management Studies: HRD through yoga, Ambujam Ammbal Auditorium, 10 a.m.

Kurinji College of Engineering and Technology: Faculty development programme on comprehension, college campus, Manapparai, 3.30 p.m.

Jamal Mohammed College: Alumni Association meeting and centenary celebration of founder secretary, M.J. Jamal Mohideen, and founder treasurer, K. Abdus Samad, L. Ganesan, MP, chief guest, 10 a.m.; inauguration of women prayer hall, 12.30 p.m.

Lions Club of Musiri: Official visit of District Governor, PL.A. Subramanian, M.A. Hall, Musiri, 6.30 p.m.; March for Sight, Panchayat Union Elementary School, Thumbalam, 9 a.m.

District Blindness Control Society and Lions Club of Tiruchi Rockcity: Free eye and diabetes screening camp, A. Govindarajan Eye Hospital campus, Puthur, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rotaract Club of Indira School of Nursing: Installation of new office-bearers, N.S. Prasad, President of Rotary Club of Tiruchi, presides, IS Nursing Home, 9 a.m.

E.R. Higher Secondary School: Valediction of NSS special camp, V.C. Rameswara Murugan, Chief Educational Officer, chief guest, Panchayat Union Elementary School, Athikudi Vazhuthiyur, 11 a.m.

Tiruchi Intellectual Forum: Free counselling, Sivananda Balalaya, I Cross Ramalinga Nagar, 3 p.m.

Tiruchi Kerala Samajam Trust: Independence Day celebrations, national flag hoisting, Samajam premises, TVS Tollgate, 9 a.m., inauguration of the Trust by the Commissioner, Central Excise, Mathew John, Kavitha Martin of All India Radio is guest of honour, 6 p.m.

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