PATHANAMTHITTA, KERALA, INDIA, January 12, 2012 (The Hindu):
District Collector, P. Venugopal, has said the services of various Government departments for the smooth conduct of the annual religious conventions at Cherukolpuzha would be ready well before the beginning of the respective event. The Ayroor-Cherukolpuzha Hindumatha Maha Mandalam (HMM) will be celebrating the centenary of the annual Hindu religious meet on the sandbed of river Pampa at Cherukolpuzha near Kozhencherry from February 5 to 12. Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Renowned spiritual leader, will inaugurate the centenary meet at a ceremonial function to be held at the sprawling sandbed of Pampa at 3 pm on February 5. Ashok Singhal, Viswa Hindu Parishad national president, will preside over the inaugural function. Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami, Publisher of Hinduism Today, will address the event in person on the evening of February 11.