Shravanabelagola (Karnataka), October 1, 2005: The All Karnataka Jain Kannada Literary Conference will be held at Shravanabelagola on the 22nd and 23rd October, 2005. The conference has been organised under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji the pontiff of the Shravanabelagola Jain Mutt as a part of the Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava celebration of Lord Bahubali. Noted Jain writer Dr.Hampa Nagarajaiah will be the president of the conference.
Three Plenary Sessions, Interactive Session, Kavi Sammelan, Chandragiri Shasana Sahitya Parichaya (Details of the Inscriptions of Chndragiri Hillock will be given), Book Release, release of Souvenir and book release programmes have been planned at the conference. Kannada literary enthusiasts willing to participate in the conference are here by informed to register themselves on or before 15th October, 2005. Jain writers who wish to release their books will have to submit three copies of the book to be released to the coordinator of the conference. FOr further details of the conference please contact: Sri Beguru Verendra Kuma, Coordinator, All Karnataka Jain Kannada Literary Conference, Sri Digambar Jain Mutt, Shravanabelagola – 573135 or contact Mr.Padmaraj on 9448412931. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service (JHCNS)