Hyderabad: The City chapter of the Bharatiya Sanskriti Nirman Parishad and the State All-India Anti-Corruption Committee will be jointly organising a “symposium” on “Anti-Corruption and National Integration: Judicial Challenges” at the Potti Sriramulu Telugu University Auditorium, Public Gardens, Nampally, here on February 27 at 1.30 pm. They will also award the “Rashtriya Ekta and Acharya Chanakya Sadbavana Puraskar-2011” to honour dedicated personalities in social and judicial services.
Speaking to mediapersons here on Friday, the convenor of the All India Anti-Corruption Committee, Mr Harishchandra Vidyarthi, said that the national president of AIACC, Mr Ravindra Dwivedi, would be the chief guest on the occasion. The former president of the JCR Hyderabad, Mr Mahavir Lohiya, would preside over it.
Mr Vidyarthi said that the former chairman of the State Human Rights Commission, Justice Subhashan Reddy, the National Observer of the Anti-Corruption Committee, Mr M Bhikshapati, the chairman of the Old City Peace Committee, Mr Srikishan Sharma, a well-known poet, Mr Krishna Kumar Chowbe, and the chairman and CEO of Lamba Group of Companies, Mr Rajinder Singh Lamba, would be the guests of honour.
The National observer of the Anti Corruption Committee, Mr M B Pathi, said that established in 1998, the AIACC has been crusading against corruption. He said that so far it has helped the Centre and various State governments to unearth many graft cases.
He also said that the committee has organised some thousands of symposiums and rallies to create awareness among the common people about the ill-effects of corruption.
The State observer, Dr Amrutlal Jain, the State vice-president, Mr Devender Kimtee, the State PRO, Mr Mohammed Ismail and the Vigilance officer of the ACB, Mr Raj Kumar, were also present. (NSS)