THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The third Ananthapuri Hindu Maha Sammelanam organised under the aegis of Hindu Dharma Parishad began here on Saturday.
Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram director P Parameswaran inaugurated the conference. Working president of the Hindu Maha Sammelanam P Asok Kumar presided over the meeting. Senior BJP leader O Rajagopal delivered the keynote address. President of Sree Ramadasa Ashram Chenkottukonam Brahmananda Saraswati lighted the lamp to mark the inauguration of the conference.
K Ayyappan Pillai, an eminent figure in social and cultural fields, who turned 100 years recently and Sanskrit pandit Vasudevan Potti were honoured during the function.