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St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Udaipur, Elevated as Valiya Pally

UDAIPUR: Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II inaugurated St. Gregorios College, Udaipur, on Friday, 4th March 2011.

Pulikkottil Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan of Ahmedabad Diocese, presided over the inaugural meeting. Prof. I. V. Trivedi, the Vice Chancellor of Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, was the guest of honour.

Dr. George Joseph, Association Secretary, Fr. M.S. Skariah Ramban, Fr. Sam V. Gabriel, Fr . Shaji George, Fr. Philipose Abraham, Fr. Johnson Kallittathil and other dignitaries from our Church, Central and State Govt. Departments and local administration attended the function.

The Manager of the College, Fr. Saji Yohannan, welcomed the guests. This is the first Higher Education Institution in Rajasthan and the entire North India run by the Orthodox Church.

In the morning the Catholicos Moran Mar Baselios Paulose II celebrated Holy Qurbana at the St.Gregorios Orthodox Church Udaipur. The Pontiffelevated Udaipur Parish as Valiya Pally and the declaration thereto was made during the Holy Qurbana by the Supreme Head of the Malankara Church.

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