Ullal: Rajarshri Dr. D Veerandra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shree Kshetra Dharmastala inaugurated an inter-religious meet on the occasion of centenary celebrations of St Sebastian Church Permannur on January 20.
The meet was organised to put together people of all faiths. Ullal being a sensitive area prone to communal disturbances, attempts are being made to make headway towards establishing peace and harmony.
Rt. Rev. Dr J S Sadananda, Chancellor, Serampore University, Bahumanya K A Basheer Madani, Al- Khamil, Khatib, Jumma Masjid, Kulur and Most Rev. Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, the Bishop of Mangaluru along with many other dignitaries of religious milieu attended the function.
Earlier, on January 19, Bishop of Shivamogga diocese Rev Dr Francis Serrao inaugurated the institution day at St Sebastian church premises.
Several dignitaries, both from religious and political backgrounds attended the functions on the occasion of centenary celebrations of St. Sebastian Church which was established on 1 February 1918.