The 23rd Jadhaga Parivarthanai Mela conducted by KUSO Marriage Bureau was held on Sunday, 20.03.2016 at 10.30 am at Kumara Vyasa Mandapam, Rajajinagar 4th Block, Bangalore.

With the prayer song by Astrologer Jothidarathna Sri O.R. Narasimman (Dinamalar Astrolger) from Madurai , General Secretary Sri T.S. Jayabalan declared the commencement of the proceedings of the mela. Initially amongst the parents who joined us in this Mela, Smt. S. Dhanalakshmi-Dindigul, Smt. M.P. Hindumathi-Paramakkudi, Smt. T.T. Narmadha-Bangalore, Smt. K.C. Padma-Erode and Smt. T. Sasikala-Ooty lighted the lamp.

KUSO President Sri K.V. Pathy, explained the purpose of this Jadhaga Parivarthanai Mela in brief. Sri V.G. Gopalakrishnan, Ex-President made an appeal to the parents to follow simple formalities in settling the marriage alliance for their wards to avoid unnecessary delay and insisted to forget the minor differences existing among themselves in various towns and cities and requested to come closer to each other to reach early marriage settlements among themselves.

We observed that most of the applicants in this mela are graduates, working in public sector, govt. and private establishments.

General Secretary Sri T.S. Jayabalan and Committee Member Sri P.R. Gopinath, announced the details of horoscopes of Nowran and Nowrin in the mela while simultaneously introduced them on the stage along with their respective parents. On the big size digital screen, the details of Nowran / Nowrin, viz., name, date of birth, Raasi, Natchathiram, educational qualification, employment and income details and their expectations from their incumbents were exhibited to enable the parents conveniently note down the details of horoscopes they wish to consider for their Nowran / Nowrin.

Sri B. Aadhi Madhavan from Salem and Sri K. Chandrasekar, President, Erode Sourashtra Sabha, Erode had attended this mela.

Former Presidents Sri K.R. Kalidoss, Sri V.G. Gopalakrishnan and Prof. N. Vasu, Vice-President Sri R.K. Sridhar, Treasurer Sri K.K. Devadoss Babu, Joint Treasurer Sri R.R. Baskar, Secretary Sri B.V. Srinivasan, Joint Secretary Sri K.K. Gopinath 'SONNA KODUM' Editor Sri R.N. Sadasivan, Assistant Internet-Computer Operator Sri T.R. Rajesh Khanna, Committee Members, viz., Sri N.R. Viswanathan, Sri R. Krishnakumar, Sri P.M. Balaji, Sri N. Saravanan, Sri M.R. Nagarajan, Sri T.A. Pattabhiraman, Sri B.K.M. Rajkumar, Sri S.K. Varadarajan, Sri T.R. Govindan-Dindigul, Sri M.R. Narayanan-Salem, Smt. Savithri Sadasivan, Smt. Yogeshwari Nagarjan, Smt. Subapriya Krishnakumar, Smt. Ramila Devadoss Babu, Smt. Santhi Baskar and Smt. Manjula Gopinath were seen functioning in key positions of the Registration Counters to enable the visitor-parents to register the horoscopes of their wards.

After lunch and completion of the process of announcing the details of horoscopes on the stage, xerox copies of horoscopes were handed over to the parents as per their requirement. Later, they consulted with Astrologer Sri O.R. Narasimman in matching the horoscopes.

The parents so assembled were also seen discussing with their counter - parts in connection with marriage alliance.

It is observed that the parents who had participated in this mela were from Bhopal-Madhya Pradesh, Kumarapattna-Haveri, Pune, Bangalore, Thiruvapur-Pudukkottai, Madurai, Ooty, Erode, Trichy, Salem, Chennai, Kumbakaonam, Coimbatore, Paramakudi, Udumalaipettai, Chintamani, Chinna Kanchipuram, Tirunelveli and Palayamkottai had registered the horoscopes of their children. It is to be observed that the applicants who work in South Africa and America had also joined us in this mela.

Vadai and coffee as morning refreshments, mid-day lunch and mixture and tea as evening refreshments were provided to our visiting parents and their children.

With the vote of thanks by Secretary Sri B.V. Srinivasan, the 23rd Jadhaga Parivarthanai Mela was disbursed.