ALAPPUZHA: The state meet of the Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad (KSSP) will be held at SDV high school here from May 8 to 10. “Renowned scientist Satish Deshpande will inaugurate the meet at 10 am on Friday. He will deliver a lecture on ‘Language question and social science in India’,” said KSSP state president N K Sasidharan Pillai and reception committee general convener P V Joseph. Joseph said that around 500 representatives from various districts and special invitees from all over India would attend the meeting.
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury will inaugurate the national science assembly at 2 pm on May 10. CPI national secretary D Raja, former Union minister Jairam Ramesh, All India Peoples Science Network president Dr D Reghunathan, Dr M P Parameswaran, Dr Rajan Gurukkal and Dr K N Ganesh will speak.
After the inaugural function, Vembanad Kayal Commission member secretary Dr C T S Nair will present a report on Vembanad lake. The representatives’ meet will begin after the inaugural function and submission of the report. Dr Kavumbai Balakrishnan, and Dr K Rajesh will present development documents and discussions will be held. On May 9, Prof M K Prasad, Dr B Iqubal, Dr T K Anand, R Parvathi Devi, Dr Rajan Varghese, Dr K N Ganesh, O M Shankaran, T Gangadharan, Prof K Papputty and Prof T P Kunhikannan will speak.