186th Death Anniversary of Rammohun Roy
On 27th September 2019, Sadharan Brahmo Samaj observed Raja Rammohun Roy’s 186th death anniversary with floral tribute and prayer at the footstep of the statue of Raja Rammohun Roy at Kolkata Maidan in association with Govt. of West Bengal and Kolkata Municipal Corporation. The prayer was offered by Smt. Jayasree Bhattacharya and the hymns were sung by the students of Brahmo Balika Shikshalaya, Montessori section. Homage was paid by placing wreaths by Sadharan Brahmo Samaj and all its units, Brahmo Balika Shikshalaya, Brahmo Sammilan Samaj, Bharatvarsiya Brahmo Mandir and Harinavi Brahmo Samaj.
200th Birth Anniversary of Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
On 28th September, 2019 Sadharan Brahmo Samaj observed 200th Birth Anniversary of Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar with a lecture meeting organized at Sivanath Memorial Hall (Sadharan Brahmo Samaj Library). Speakers were Sri Shakti Sadhan Mukhopadhyay and Sri Abhra Basu and Sri Amit Das presided over the meeting.
101st Death Anniversary of Sivanath Sastri On 30th September, 2019 on the occasion of 101st Death Anniversary a book release programme and lecture meeting was organized. Sri Tapabrata Brahmachari offered prayer and Hymns were sung by Sri Babul Kanti Datta. A book on Shivanath Sastri “Sivanath Sastrir Sesh Jibon”, written by Prof. Gautam Neogy and another book “Sashibhusan Basur Atmajiboni” were released by Sri Kanailal Chattopadhyay. The speakers of the lecture meeting were Sri Kanailal Chattopadhyay and Sri Amal Shankar Bandopadhyay and the president of the meeting was Sri Amitananda Das.
Programmes at Bhawanipur Brahmo Samaj (Paddmapukur)
On 9th September, 2019 in the evening at 6.30, Bhawanipur Brahmo Samaj (Paddmapukur) celebrated birth anniversary of Sarala Debi. The programme was named “Joy Jug Alokmoy”. It was celebrated through prayer, hymns, reading and songs. Prayer, hymns and songs were conducted by Smt. Kamalika Bandopadhyay and Sri Arindrajit Saha. Snacks were served in the end to all the attendees.
On 26th September, 2019 at 6.30 pm 200th Birth Anniversary of Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar was observed at Bhawanipur Brahmo Samaj (Paddmapukur). The name of the programme was “Eso Aparijito Bani Asatya Hani” (এসো অপরাজিত বাণী অসত্য হানি). It was observed through special prayer, hymns and readings from writings of Vidyasagar, Rabindranath and Kalyani Datta. Arrangement of tea and snacks were available for all.