International Conference on Raja Rajan, Rajendra Cholan & Bujang Valley (Kadaram)

Forum on Challenges Faced by Tamil Schools
December 21, 2022
January 6, 2023

An International Conference on Raja Rajan, Rajendra Cholan & Bujang Valley (Kadaram) is being organised by GOPIO jointly with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Global Tamil Organization (GTO) on the 5th January 2023. This conference is scheduled to begin at 9.00am to 1.00pm in the Convention Centre,  Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

The program schedule is as follows:

9.30-9.40 Dr. M. Tamil Selvan, SSS, JNU Welcome Address
9.40-9.50 Prof. Satish Chandra Garkoti,
Dr. Deep Narayan Pandey, SCDR
Dr. Ramovtar Meena, SES
Lighting of Lamp and Tamil Thai
Vaalthu and Felicitation of Guests
9.50-10.00 Shri. Gunasegaran Sreerangan,
President, GOPIO Malaysia
About the Conference Series
10.00-10.10 Prof. Santishree Dhulipudi
Pandit, Hon’ble VC, JNU
Inaugural Address
10.10-10.40 Prof. Kanagasabapathi,
Ex-Chairman, ICSSR
Invited Speech:
Maritime Trade Practices during
Chola Period
10.40-11.10 Dr. M. Rajendran, IAS (Ret.),
Sahitya Akademi Awardee,
Key Note Address:
Chola’s Emergence as the First
Naval Superpower
11.10-11.30 Tea Break
11.30-12.00 Dato Nadarajah, Malaysia Indianisation of South East Asia
with special reference to Bujang
12.00-12.20 Shri. Chezhiyan, GTO Founder,
Chola Origin and their Invasion
of S.E. Asia & Burma
12.20-12.40 Dr. Gautam Kumar Jha,
Centre for Chinese and South
East Asian Studies, JNU.
Legacy of Intimate Encounter:
India and South East Asia
(Indonesia’s Role)
12.40 – 12.50 Honourable Dr. Summugam
Kedah State Assemblyman,
Former State Exco- State Minister
State of Kedah (Kadaram)
Bujang Valley a potential to be
world class archaeological
tourist Destination
12.50-01.10 Interaction with Audience Question and Answer
01.10-1.20 Shri. S. Srinivasan, Delhi State
Convener, Bharat Bharti
Vote of Thanks
01.20-1.30 National Anthem Malaysia, Indonesia and Bharat
1.30 -2.00  Lunch

This conference will also be streamed on Facebook Live on GOPIO Malaysia Facebook page from 9.30am to 1.00pm (India Time) and 12.00pm to 3.30pm (Malaysia/Singapore Time). Click the link below to view the livestream.