[Photos] Mahaveer Jayanti celebrated with Devotion

A mass procession marked the festival of Mahaveer Jayanti which was celebrated across Udaipur today. All big and small groups of Jain community accumulated at one place and joined the colorful procession which included tableaus spreading socio-political messages and noble teachings of Lord Mahaveera. [..]

Pilgrims proceed to Sammed Shikar

A group of senior citizens departed today for the Sammed Shikhar, a Jain pilgrimage in Jharkhand for 6 day pilgirmage. 431 people from Udaipur division took part in the pilgrimage organized by Rajasthan Government in alliance with Devsthan Department.

The special train of the pilgrims departed at 12 in the afternoon from Udaipur Railway Station. The journey will be concluded on 30th Aug. [..]

Kataria, Patni get support from Community

Hundreds of Jain community members took part in a rally to support ex home minister Gulabchand Kataria and Marble businessman Vimal Patni and protested against CBI for falsely framing both in the Soharbuddin Sheikh’s fake encounter.

Under the banner of Shree Mahaveer Jain Parishad, community members presented a memorandum in the name of President of India and demanded to revoke the name of both Kataria and Patni from the case. [..]

Kataria Probe: Jain Community to Protest on 31st May

Jain community laid their support for BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria and has decided to keep their businesses closed for 2 hours on 31st May. A mass demonstration against government and CBI will be organized on the same day.

The protest is the outcome of CBI’s allegation on Kataria in Soharabuddin Sheikh’s fake encounter. Kataria was then Home Minister of the State.

The decision came along today in a meeting of Shri Mahaveer Jain Parishad. [..]

Acharya Jayantsen Suriswarji admitted to Hospital

Jain priest Acharya Jayantsen Suriswarji was admitted in Geetanjali Hospital due to certain breathing problem reported by him. The prominent saint was later discharged after giving required medicine by expert doctors.

HoDs of Medicine, Chest and T.B. department, including cardiologists of the hospital attended the saint and conducted thorough check up. According to the official press release by hospital authority, C.T. scan showed swelling of thyroid glands.

According to members of Shree Rajendra Shanti Vihar Kaya, Acharya is on constant travel from 4th May and recently complained of extensive cough, while he is already suffering from blood pressure and diabetes.