NEW DELHI: President of Indian Union Mrs. Pratibha Patil will present the prestigious Paulose Mar Gregorios International Award for the year 2010 to Dr. Karan Singh at an august function on Friday, April 23rd at the Vigyan Bhavan, Delhi. This award was instituted in memory of LL Dr. Paulose Mar Gregorios, the world famous theologian and philosopher as well as the first metropolitan of the Diocese of Delhi and All North.
Gopal Krishna Gandhi, grand son of Mahatma Gandhi and former West Bengal Governor, will deliver the keynote address.
Catholicos Elect Paulose Mar Milithios, Principal of Orthodox Theological Seminary Fr. Dr. K.M. George and many other dignitaries of national and ecclesiastical importance will attend the function. An exhibition of pictures depicting the life and works of Dr. Mar Gregorios and the release of a Souvenir etc. are planned during the day’s event.
Prof. Job Mar Philoxenos, Metropolitan of Delhi presided over the Welcome Committee Meeting held at the St. Paul’s School, Haus Khaz. Preparations are underway and the Metropolitan of Delhi Mar Philoxenos himself is spearheading various committees to make this event a grand success.
Youth League of the Diocese of Delhi is making arrangements to telecast the event live over Internet that this becomes visible all around the world.