Shiva-Akhil Bhartiya Veershaiva Yuvak Sanghatna, Aurangabad branch will organise a grand motorcycle rally and various programmes to mark Mahatma Basaveshwar's 882nd birth anniversary starting from May 13 to June 13.
On May 13, there will be pujan of Mahatma Basaveshwar's portrait at the hands of MP Chandrakant Khaire, mayor Kala Ojha, deputy mayor Sanjay Joshi and Adv Satish Talekar at Akashwani Chowk at 9 am.
A grand motorcycle rally will kick off from Mahatma Basaveshwar Chowk and pass through via Mondha Naka, Kranti Chowk, Nutan Colony, Paithan Gate, Gulmandi, City Chowk, Mahatma Gandhi statue, Chelipura, Collectorate, Ganesh Colony before culminating at the Swami Vivekand Garden, which is the proposed site for installing the statue of Mahatma Basaveshwar.
Khaire will flag off the rally and Prof Manohar Dhonde is the founder and national president of Shiva Sanghatna. The programme will also be attended by secretary of Maharashtra BJP Atul Save, MLAs Pradeep Jaiswal, Sanjay Shirsat, MLCs Kishanchand Tanwani and M M Shaikh.