24th GLOBAL SOURASHTRA JADHAGA PARIVARTHANAI MELA

KUSO Marriage Bureau successfully conducted its 24th Global Jadhaga Parivarthanai Mela on Sunday, the 11th September 2016 at Kumara Vyasa Mantapa, Rajajinagar 4th Block, Bangalore - 560010 from with the participation of a large number of parents with their sons or daughters from Tamilnadu and from neighboring States.

Astrologer Jothidarathna Sri O.R. Narasimhan (Dinamalar Astrologer) from Madurai, rendered the Sourashtra prayer song. General Secretary Sri T.S. Jayabalan declared the opening of the Mela. The lighting of the lamp was carried out by the following visiting parents in the Mela, viz., Smt. Vijayalakshmi-Chennai, Smt. Meenakumari-Tirunelveli, Smt. Mahalakshmi-Dindigul, Smt. Santhi Balakrishnan-Salem and Smt. Nalinidevi Raghu- Bangalore.

President Sri K.V. Pathy explained to the parents the elaborate procedures adopted in the Mela for registration of horoscopes of nowrin / nowran. He requested the parents to curtail deeper scrutiny of the horoscopes on endless points and suggested to conduct simple marriages avoiding unnecessary huge expenditure on wedding day. Forget the differences and encourage inter-city marriages to get good and easier alliances for their inmates, he insisted.

Sri T.S. Jayabalan, General Secretary, briefed the parents the main activities of KUSO during a calendar year which includes the ongoing Jadhaga Parivarthanai Mela. This Mela initiated by KUSO in the year 2004 enabled our people to meet in a common place for a common purpose. KUSO succeeded in its efforts to make the parents to meet together (i.e., face to face) to discuss and decide marriage alliance for their sons / daughters, he concluded.

A large number of parents joined us in this 24th Mela along with their sons / daughters most of them are graduates, working in public sector, govt. and private establishments in India and abroad. After completion of registration process of horoscopes, General Secretary Sri T.S. Jayabalan and Joint Treasurer Sri R.R. Baskar, started announcing the details of nowrin / nowran respectively, one after another, with reasonable gap to enable the parents to note down the details.

KUSO President Sri K.V. Pathy, former President, Prof. N. Vasu, Vice President Sri R.K.Sridharan, Treasurer Sri K.K. Devadoss Babu, Joint Treasurer Sri R.R. Baskar, Secretary, Sri K.K. Gopinath, Deputy Internet - Computer Oprator Sri T.R. Rajesh Kanna, Secretary Sri T.A. Pattabhiraman, Committee Members, viz., Sri N.R. Viswanathan, Sri P.M. Balaji, Sri N. Saravanan, Sri M.R. Nagarajan, Sri B.K.M. Rakjkumar, Sri S.K. Varadarajan, Dindigul Com. Member Sri T.R. Govindan, Photographer Sri R.R. Venkatesh, Smt. Valli V. Devan, Smt. Yogeshwari Nagarajan, Smt. Ramila Devadoss Babu, Smt. Santhi Baskar and Smt. Madhu Rajkumar were in key positions of Registration Counters enabling the parents to register the horoscopes of their children.
After lunch, the parents consulted our Astrologer Jothidarathna Sri O.R. Narasimman on matching of the horoscopes. Those parents whose horoscopes matched with each other were introduced and arrangements were made to discuss with each other regarding their alliance.

General Secretary Sri T.S. Jayabalan, Secretary Sri T.A. Pattabiraman, Internet- Computer Operator Sri V.G. Ravindranath, Deputy Internet-Computer Operator Sri T.R. Rajesh Kanna had taken much initiatives during the past 30 days for the successful conduct of this 24th Mela.

We observe that the parents who had participated in this Mela were from Bhopal, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pudukkottai, Madurai, Ayyampettai, Trichy, Salem, Thanjavur, Chennai, Kumbakonam, Rasipuram, Paramakudi, Tirunelveli and Palayamkottai. It is also observed that some of the parents were from Hariyana Madhya Pradesh and some other States in India and from USA.

For the successful conduct of this Mela, Sri B.R. Kubendran, Sathya Bhama Catering, Madurai has sponsored Advertisement Space in Sourashtra Time T.V. to telecast for more than 15 days to the general public. Similarly, presidents, secretaries and office bearers of various Sabhas and Organizations came forward to distribute Mela Notices and Posters in their respective cities and towns. Sri R.R. Venkatesh, KUSO Photographer, photographed the Mela events with nice coverage.

Prof P.R. Narasimman, Madurai and Sri M.N. Jegannathan, Salem had sponsored lunch for this Mela. Morning refreshments, mid-day lunch and evening refreshments were provided to our visiting parents and their wards. With the vote of thanks by Sri R.K. Sridharan, Vice-President, the 24th Mela concluded.