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Milagres College holds National Symposium Bhasha Sangam-2023

Milagres College holds National Symposium Bhasha Sangam-2023
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Mangaluru: Department of Languages, Milagres College, IQAC & MICAA in Collaboration with the Chair in Christianity, Mangalore University organized the Bhasha Sangam-2023, a one-day National level Symposium on “Language and Religion: Explorations and Inter- relations” on July 01, 2023.

The conference opened with the dignitaries lighting the lamp, led by the President and Inaugurator of the ceremony Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha Bishop of Mangalore and President of CBE.

The chief guest and keynote speaker Prof. Purushothama Bilimale retired Prof. JNU, New Delhi dealt with the topic “Language and Religion: Explorations and Inter- relations” and also spoke about how religion and language are complex.

Rev Fr Micheal Santhumayor, Campus Director and principal welcomed the gathering and gave an overview of the symposium. Head, Chair in Christianity & Prof. St. Joseph’s Seminary, Riyona Alumina President, Program Convener Carol Fernandes were present on the Dais.

The second session was taken by Dr Ajakkala Girish Bhat, Principal, GFGC Siddakatte.

Rev Dr Rudolph R Pinto, OCD Director, Ryshivana, Ranipura was the resource person for Konkani.

Dr Suma T Rodannavara Assoc. Prof & Head, Department of Hindi University College, Mangalore who spoke on “Role of Hindi in Religious Practices and Promotion” dealt with Tulu and Kannada languages, vis-à-vis religion and also spoke about how poems, verses and other writings inter-relate.

During the Valedictory,  Rev Fr Bonaventure Nazareth, Correspondent, Milagres Educational Institutions presided over the function. In his presidential message, he spoke about the eminence of the languages spoken and encouraged the gathering to understand the linguistic diversity of India through the medium of languages.

Sowmya, Faculty and Conference Convenor proposed the vote of thanks.

A total of 200 delegates attended the session.

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