The First Sourashtra Language and Literacy Awareness Conference was held on 31st May 2009 at Chenda Mahal, Nagal Nagar, Dindigul.
The exhibition of Sourashtra Books and its sales counter was declared open by Dr.V.Sadasivam, MBBS, Vice President of the Conference Committee and Sourashtra Ilaignar Perani, Dindigul.
The need to popularise Sourashtra Script and bring more Literature in Sourashta Language was stressed in the above Conference by the Chief Guest Sri N.V.G.B. Rajaram, Ex-President of Sourashtra Sabha, Nagal Nagar, Dindigul and
Ex-President of Sourashtra Madhya Sabha.
About 300 delegates from Madurai,Bangalore, Chennai, Salem, Thirubuvanam,
Rasipuram, Erode, Kanchipuram, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur etc. participated in the Conference.
Sri Thada Subramanyam, Bhashaa Samman Awardee was felicitated.
Many Sourashtra Teachers, Writers, Editors of Journals and others who worked for the
conducting the conferene were honoured.
Two Seminars (1) on Sourashtra Language and Literature under the chairmanship of
Sri R.A.Mohanram, B.A., B.L., Secretary, Sreshta Sourashtra Sahitya Sabha, Madurai
(2) on popularising Sourashtra Script under the chairmanship of Sri O.S.Subramanian,
M.A., Diploma in Linguistics, Secretary, Sourashtra Vidya Peetam and Issuing Body
of 'Vishwa Sourashtram' [ First E-Journal in Sourashtram]
M/s Pulavar C.R.Saranath, T.G.Dwarakanath M.A. (Sanskrit), and Kasin Anandam
spoke on Sourashtra Literature.
M/s K.V.Pathy, B.E. (Hons.), P.S.Danabalan, B.E., and D.R.Jayaraman spoke on
popularising the Sourashtra Script.
The Photos taken on the occasion can be viewed by clicking the following link.