WHC– III; Important Information

published on November 12, 2006

Venue:


The Conference venue will be the Ardh Kumbha Mela Zone on the Bank of Ganga at Prayagraj.  The Conference venue is at a distance about 10 kms from the Allahabad Junction Railway Station and from the Airport conference venue is about 15 kms


 


Inaugural Session for the Overseas Delegates Meet will be on February 10th 2007 at 4:00 pm and for World Hindu Conference – III Inaugural Session will be on February 11th 2007 at 11:00 am.  Please arrive latest by February 10th morning in Allahabad


 


Fees:


$ 75.00 per couple and $ 40.00 per child over 15 yrs. 


For Caribbean countries, Mauritius, Thailand and Fiji Fees will be $ 25.00 per person


For Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Malaysia – also – Foreign Students Studying in India:  IRs. 100.00 Per person


Children below 15 yrs will be free


 


Registration & ID Card: 


Registration desk will be at the venue and at the accommodation places.  As soon as you arrive please make sure to register yourself and receive the Identity Card.  This is strictly for the security purposes and for your convenience/safety.  Without an ID Card you may experience hassle at all the points of the venue


 


Registration fees include the accommodation in the tent at Sammelan Nagar.  If you are accommodating your self in the Hotel then the delegates will pay the tariff


Accommodation:


Before and after the conference, you are free to select your own accommodations. Delegates will be provided an accommodations only during February 10, 11, 12, 13, 2007


 


We will be having our own Sammelan Nagar in the City of Tents on the bank of Ganga.  Sammelan  Nagar will house 200,000 delegates in the tents. Within the Nagar, we are planning to have at least 500 special wooden-rooms.  We would prefer if all the delegates stay in the Sammelan Nagar


 


Three (3) star Hotels like:  Hotel Kanha Shyam Allahabad with moderate facilities are available in Prayag.  Average rates for single occupancy Rs. 2100.oo and for double occupancy Rs. 2400.00.  Triple occupancy is not applicable. Hotel offers airport transport, renting car service etc.  Please try to book yourself through Internet as soon as possible


 


If you are accommodating your self in the Hotel then the delegates will pay the tariff. 


 


Transportations:


Allahabad is well connected by trains from New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkota, Chennai and other cities and by airlines it is connected from New Delhi and Kolkota.  If you travel by train then, Please make sure you are getting down only at Allahabad Railway Junction.  Reception committee members will be at the Station and at the airport to welcome and to guide you all.   All the local conveyance charges will be bare by the delegates


 


Health:


Those who take medicines regularly, please make sure you carry your medicines sufficient for your traveling time.  Primary health care facility will be available at the site.   Very old and seriously sick persons may avoid to attend the conference


 


Meals:


Strictly Vegetarian meals will be served or will be available from the vendors at the subsidized rate


 


At the entire site, there will be total prohibition of Smoking, chewing gum/tobacco products and alcoholic drinks


 


Temperature:


During the day, maximum temperature may be 29 Celsius / 84 F. and during the night and early morning it may go down up to 12 Celsius/55 F.  Delegates should come prepared with warm clothes, sweaters, shawls, Cap, if possible blankets etc…


 


Programs:


It is advisable that you participate in all the plenary sessions.  Since you have come from the distance try to be a witness and get advantage of historical astonishing experience of this mammoth’s confluence of the World Hindu Conference – III


 


Tours:


We are not planning to have any intended tours for sight seeing.  Though information about the same will be available at the Venue


 


Just for your information, there are many pilgrimage cities around Allahabad.  From Allahabad:  Kashi (Banaras) is 120 kms; Chitrakoot is also 120 kms; Ayodhya is 170 kms; Gorakhpur is an overnight journey by train; and the ancient twin cities – Bodhgaya and Gaya are 6 hours of Train ride.  Sarnath is only 7 kms from Banaras


 


Others:


Since you have to walk a lot, kindly make sure that you will have bare minimum items with you – travel light.  Also, do not carry any valuables, jewelries or excess cash.  There will be no closets and/or Bank Lockers available in the Sammelan Nagar


 


Please bring your necessity items with you e.g. sneakers, soap, bath towel, napkins, tooth paste, Tooth brush, toiletries, medicines, comb/brush, shaving kits, torch, pen/pencil, note book etc…


 


 


 


 


 


Contacts:


Communication may be addresses to: 


Attn.  Anjlee Pandya, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Sankat Mochan Ashram, R K Puram, Sector – VI, New Delhi – 110022, Bhaarat (India)


Mobile:  + 91 99 250 00021 Telephone:  + 91 11 2616 1369 –


+ 91 11 2617 8992  – + 91 11 2610 3495  Fax:  + 91 11 2619 5527


Email:  [email protected]  + [email protected]


 


Office in Allahabad:  Vishwa Hindu parishad, “Kesar Bhavan”, Near Raj Nursing Home, 14 Pannalal Road, Allahabad 211002, UP Bhaarat (India) Telephone:  + 91 532 246 0739


 


Mobiles:


Anjlee Pandya                        + 91 99 250 00021


Champatraiji                         + 91 94 151 16346  & + 91 98 111 19040


Manoj Srivastava                  + 91 98 391 48501


Mahavirji                               + 91 94 153 32017


Vinayak Deshpande              + 91 94 151 07569


Y Raghavulu                           + 91 94 402 78266


Dharmanarayanaji                + 91 98 684 51528


 


 


 

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