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Thursday 28 February 2013

Annual Investiture Meet of The Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India at Mysore

The Worshipful Master W. Bro. Mohit Saraf accompanied by seven brethren of Lodge Gomantak No. 248 travelled to Mysore to attend the Annual Investiture Meet of the Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India on 23rd and 24th February, 2013.

At the Investiture Ceremony, it was a pleasure for the brethren to witness the investiture of W. Bro. Pankaj Saraf as an active officer of RGLSI - Assistant Regional Grand Inner Guard.

Besides attending the Half-yearly Meet of the Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India, it was an occasion to meet and interact with the M.W. the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of India M. W. Bro. Vasudev J. Masurekar, Immediate Past Grand Master M. W. Bro. Capt. Dr. Balaram Biswakumar, the R. W. the Regional Grand Master, R. W. Bro. R. Sushil Raj and officers of the Grand Lodge and the Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India, as well as brethren from different Lodges across the Southern Region.

Brethren who are members of higher degrees also attended the respective Investiture Meet/Convocation.

Lodge Mysore No 34 and Lodge Jayachamaraja No.308, the Host Lodges, had made excellent arrangements for the event. Delegates enjoyed the delightful entertainment programme and the sumptuous banquet spread provided at the venue on Saturday, as also the lunch the next afternoon.

Brethren also visited the landmarks of Mysore, in particular the Royal Palace, Chamundi Hills and other places of historical interest.

Brethren of Lodge Lodge Mysore No 34 and Lodge Jayachamaraja No.308 deserve a word of appreciation for the excellent arrangements made by them for a pleasant and memorable stay of all visiting brethren.

Monday 18 February 2013

Bro. Mohit V. Saraf Installed in the Eastern Chair of Lodge Gomantak

The 32nd Annual Installation Ceremony of Lodge Gomantak No. 248 was held on Sunday, 17th February, 2013 at Jai Kieran Hall, Ramnathi, Goa. Bro. Mohit Saraf was ceremoniously placed in the Chair of King Solomon by W. Bro. Pankaj V. Saraf, Past Master and Chaplain of the Lodge.

W. Bro. Mohit Saraf then appointed and invested his Officers for the year 2013-14.


The ceremony was attended by brethren of the Lodge in large numbers. W. Bro. Abhiman B. Bhalerao, ARGM of North Karnataka and Goa Area graced the occasion as representative of the R.W. the Regional Grand Master of the Regional grand Lodge of Southern India, R. W. Bro. R. Sushil Raj.

W. Bro. V. G. Govekar, Act. R.G.D. of C., W. Bro. M.C.Thackar and W. Bro. P. A. Singala of Lodge Lyons Centenary No. 274, W. Bro. D. P. Dayanand and W. Bro. Dinesh of Lodge Dharwad No. 54 and other distinguished brethren graced the ceremony with their presence.

The evening ended with a festive board and fellowship which was enjoyed by all.