KOCHI: A large number of NRIs from the United States, Gulf countries, Europe and Africa have confirmed participation in the first Global Nair Sewa Samaj (GNSS) Sammelan to be held here on Saturday, GNSS general secretary M K G Pillai said on Tuesday. Pon Radhakrishnan, Union Minister of state for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, will inaugurate the conclave.
“Hundreds of community representatives from all over India as well as thousands of active members from across Kerala will attend the GNSS Prathinidhi Sammelanam to be held at TDM Hall and at the public meeting at Marine Drive Ground in the evening,” Pillai said.
“All the preparations for the meeting are going on in full swing and the community leaders from business and culture and the members at large have enthusiastically welcomed the social security schemes being planned by the GNSS for the state,” Raghava Menon, convenor of the Kerala chapter meeting, said.
The Nair community in Kerala from Kasargod to Kanyakumari has set a lot of hope in the activities of the GNSS and the Kochi meeting will be the trigger to energise the community so that they can play a more active role for the development of the community and the state commensurate with their number and ability, he said.
The GNSS has brought under one umbrella the Malabar Nair Samajam and thousands of members of the hundreds of Nair Karayogams in Kerala including Ernakulam Karayogam, and community outfits in other states.
The national co-ordinator for the event and veteran community leader Manjeri Bhaskara Pillai said the December 26 event will discuss key issues to uplift the community and decide on a roadmap for the strategy to be adopted ahead of the coming Assembly elections.
At least 5,000 distinguished guests from diverse fields such as academics, entertainment, healthcare and industry, and hundreds of active members of the Global Nair Sewa Samaj from the state and abroad would participate in the two events.