Mylai Thiruvalluvar Tamizh Sangam’s 30th annual day celebrations were held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore last Saturday (April 30). The souvenir was released by Justice Dr. S. Mohan who talked about the need to imbibe the values laid out in the Thirukkural and appealed to children and youth to read it everyday. The first copy of the souvenir was received by L. Sabaretnam, chairman, BVB.
M. M. Sundresh, Judge, High Court, Chennai released the digital soft copy of the souvenir, the first copy of which was received by Dr. K. Bhaskar, vice-chancellor, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
Later Dr. M. Ponnavaikko, vice-chancellor, Bharath University presented the Ariviyal Kalanjiyam Awards and Arivukkalanjiyam Awards to young adults and children. Dr. K. Bhaskar, presented the appreciation mementoes to the best participating institutions in all the competitions organized by the M.T.S. Acacademy over the years and the winners of Whats App Ariviyal Poonga Science Quiz.
The Thirukkural Neri Chemmal awards were conferred on Justice Dr. S. Mohan, former judge, Supreme Court of India, S. Kirthivasan, correspondent, Sri Karpagavalli Vidyalaya Middle School, Mylapore and K. Chandramohan, managing director, Shanti Logistics Private Ltd. Thirukkural Neri Thondargal Awards were given to 30 volunteers for their service towards the development of the Sangam. The valedictory address was given by Justice M. M. Sundresh.