Global meet for future readers

Our Correspondent

Stargazers from India and abroad will assemble in Jamshedpur for the international astrologers' conference at the Bistupur Ram Mandir from February 1 to 3.

Around 100 astrologers from Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Australia, Italy and the US, as well as India, will deliberate on aspects of astrology during the event hosted by Ranchi-based Centre for Astrological Study and Research for Public Welfare (CASAR).

"Our aim is to re-establish, with due respect, the science of astrology in India and abroad. We request astrologers and intellectuals to come forward," founder-chairman of CASAR S.K. Shastri said at a news meet on Tuesday.

Visitors can get free consultation on the first two days of the meet, Shastri added.

Eminent astrologers Theja Hettiratchi (Australia), Saman Palitha (Sri Lanka), Md Anisul Haque and Ram Acharjee (Bangladesh) have confirmed participation.

Participants from Jharkhand include N. Kumar and Ravi Shankar Singh of Ranchi and Manoj Bharti of Ramgarh. Calcutta-based Beauty Chakraborty and Hiranmoy Bhattacharya will also take part.

Sessions will comprise traditional and medico astrology, practical palmistry, remedies and numerology.