Thursday, March 06, 2008

An event of national importance

[Surat (Gujarat) - Installation of Relics and Centenary Celebrations of Sri Aurobindo's Visit to Surat
Savitaben, carrying the relics for installation
The enshrinement of the holy Relics of Sri Aurobindo and the centenary celebrations of Sri Aurobindo's visit to Surat took place at the Surat branch on 25 and 26 December 2007.
Centenary Celebrations of Sri Aurobindo's visit to Surat were organised on a large scale and on all India level, on 24, 25 and 26 of December 2007. About 200 active workers from 50 different Centres and Branches from of India and about 200 devotees from Surat participated in the event. In the town hall in the evening the audience numbered to about 600.]

The report of such an event of national importance has been published in the March' 08 Newsletter of Sri Aurobindo Society, after a delay of two months. No advance information was published for such a celebration; nor was the event covered by any newspaper. Such apathy towards communication is really amazing. [TNM]

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