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Tuva to Host 60th Annual Sanatan Convention Today

“This is the main calendar event for the year, where all the mandalis around the country get together,” he said.
19 Apr 2019 11:10

More than 3000 people are expected to flock and participate during the 60th Annual Sanatan Convention 2019 in Tuva, Nadroga which gets under- way today.

Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development, Waterways and Environment Mahendra Reddy will officiate the programme at the Tuva Primary School, Nadroga, from 9am.

This year’s theme is: Sanatan – Empowering Society with Moral and Religious Values.

Shree Sanatan Dharm Pratinidhi Sabha Fiji – Tuva branch secretary Amen Kumar said this is an event highly expected by the Sanatanis around Fiji and overseas as well.

“This is the main calendar event for the year, where all the mandalis around the country get together,” he said.

“There are meetings on various issues about the betterment of our future generations.

This way we will empower our society with moral and religious values.

Tuva will once again host the convention after six years. They last hosted it in 2013.

He said at first they asked President Ranjeet Singh who agreed without any hesitation that they will host the 60th annual Sanatan convention.

He thanked National President Sarju Prasad; Patrons of the Fiji Sanatan board, national executive council members, vice presidents, the Brahman Sabha National sports wing, the Fiji Nari Sabha.

“With this gesture we would like to remember the late Mahendra Pratap Gosai who has done a lot for the Sanatan at Tuva and was also in the national executive council.

“The committee held long night meetings for the preparation, fund raising, and special thanks to Chander Shekkar for guiding us through this tough journey for this day. Special thanks to businessman Hari Punja for sponsoring and supplying 16 bags of rice and four bags of flour,” he added.

The three day event ends on Sunday with their Annual General Meeting.

Edited by Susana Tuilau

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