Open Session was held in Shri Gokarnanantheshwara Temple under the charimanship of Comrades S.Devpal [P3 Circle President]; K.S.Ranganath [P4 Circle President]; and K.Prahlad Rao [GDS Circle President].
His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Gurudevananda Swamiji inaugurated the Open Session. Sri. Janardhan Pujari Former Honourable Union Minister of Finance greeted the Conference as our Chief Guest. Sri.Suresh Ballal Ex Chairman Mangalore Urban Development Authority; Sri Harikrishna Punaroor Ex President Kannada Sahitya Parishad; P.R.Karanth General Secretary Karnataka Bank Employees Association addressed as the Chief Guests.
Comrades K.Ragavendran SG NFPE; K.V.Sridharan GS P3; Ishwar Singh Dabas GS P4; S.S.Mahadevaiah GS GDS; P.S.Prasad GS Karnataka State Committee of Confederation addressed the Open Session as Guest of Honour.
Comrades S.S.Manjunath; R.Seethalakshmi; K.C.Annappa the Circle Secretaries of P3, P4 and GDS respectively have adddressed the open session.
The Reception Committee Chairman Sri.Vishwas Kumar Das and General Secretary S.Shailesh Kumar have made excellent arrangements for the Joint Circle Conference.
At the end of the Open Session a cultural programme was also organised to entertain the Delegates and Visitors of the Conference.