Knanaya families in and around Bhopal assembled together under the auspices of Knanaya Diapora on Saturday 7, 2017. Mar Joseph Pandarasseril, (Auxiliary Bishop of Kottayam) offered Holy Mass and inaugurated the public meeting. Diaspora in charge Fr. Chackochen Vandankuzhiyil and George kunnel (former local president of knanaya community Bhopal) took the initiative
Diaspora ministry aims to bring the scattered Knanaya families outside the Ecclesiastical territory of the Archdiocese of Kottayam under the umbrella of Knanaya identity and bring the unity
Fr. P.P. Joseph, manager, St. Xavier’s School, Fr. Jubesh Mannakulathil, Diocese of Sagar, Fr. James, Fr. Binu, and Fr. Reji accorded their presence.
Office bearers for Bhopal Knanaya Community were duly elected. President: Major Shiju Thomas Kunnath, Vice President: Blessy George, Secretary: Reju Abraham, Treasurer: Kurian Vanchiyil, Joint Secretar: Baby M.K Mattathikunnal