Shravanabelagola, February 12, 2006: A national level poet’s meet will be held on Monday evening at Shravanabelagola atop the Vindhyagiri hills on the occasion of the Mahamasthakabhisheka celebrations. The unique meet a confluence of peots-poems and singers will feature participants from different parts of the country, including those from the Hindi belt, Andhrapradesh, West Bengal and Tamil Naud apart from Karnataka.
Noted poet Dr.G S Shivarudrappa will inagurate the meet which also features leading singers such as Shimoga Subbanna and Ratnamala Prakash among others. Noted poet Channaveera Kanavi will preside. Shravanabelagola pontiff Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji will gracethe occasion. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service (JHCNS)