Aurangabad, April 12:
Members of Sakal Jain Samaj decided to celebrate Mahaveer Jayanti online on April 25 because of COVID 19 spread. Bhagwan Mahaveer Janmakalyanak Mahotsav Samiti's new executive body was elected in an online meeting for the celebration.
Anilkumar Sancheti from Jain Shwetamber Murtipoojak Sangh was elected president of the Samiti.
Sakal Jain Samaj (SJS) president Rajendra Darda, its executive president Subhash Zambad, general secretary Mahaveer Patni, treasurer G M Bothra, Mithalal Kankaria, president of Khandelwal Digamber Jain Panchayat Lalit Patni, president of Vardhaman Sthanakvasi Shravak Sangh Jhumberlal Pagariya, secretary of Aurangabad Jain Shwetamber Murtipoojak Sangh Roopraj Surana, president of Terapanthi Samaj Sunil Raka, president of Agrawal Digamber Jain Samaj Sudhir Sahuji, Saitwal Digamber Samaj secretary Ajit Gosavi, SJS vice-president Prashant Desarda, B D Kasliwal, Ravi Mugdiya, Sanjay Sancheti, Vilas Sahuji, Mukesh Sahuji, Manoj Bora, Swapnil Parakh were present in the meeting.
Mukesh Sahuji took a review of Janmakalyanak Mahotsav of year 2019-20. Earlier, Mahaveer Patni made an introductory speech. Rajendra Darda and Subhash Zambad guided the members.
Amol Mogale, Vikas Jain, Dr Prakash Zambad, Madanlal Aacha, Vrushabh Kasliwal, Vinod Bokdiya, Bharti Bagrecha, Karuna Sahuji were also present for the online meeting.
The newly elected other officers are as follows; Nilesh Savalkar from Saitwal Digamber Samaj and Bhavna Sethiya from Terapanth Samaj (executive presidents), Rajesh Mutha from Terapanth Samaj (general secretary), Nilesh Pahade from Khandelwal Digamber Jain Samaj (treasurer), Rajendra Pagariya from Vardhaman Sthanakvasi Jain Samaj (programmes convener) and Pratik Sahuji from Agrawal Digamber Jain Samaj (secretary).