Motto- “To spread Love and Unity ”
“We must learn to live together as brothers, or we are going to perish together as fools.” –
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jabalpur Interreligious Forum [JIRF] gives a glimpse of the assemblage of religious and spiritual people belonging to various professions together at one place with a single motive to spread love and solidarity and to guide our changing world towards justice, peace, and sustainability .
The Forum has been functioning in Jabalpur city since 1994 under the able leadership and motivation of Dr .Fr Davis George, former Principal, St. Aloysius College(Autonomous ),Jabalpur and currently under the supervision of Dr. Fr. G. Vazhan Arasu, Principal, St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Jabalpur. In 1995 Dr Mrs. Bilquees Aslam took charge of the society as professor incharge followed by Mrs Siby Samuel in the year 2010 and by Dr Parnashree Mukherjee in the year 2015 till date . In the year 2001 -02 election process for office bearers started with Mr Joginder Shikhawat as President , Mr Mohd. Asif Aslam as Vice-President , Mr Mohd. Shadab Saleem as Secretary and Ms Afsha Aslam as Joint Secretary. Ms Meghali served as as President , Ms Meenal Raikwar as Vice-President and Ms Ruchi Mishra as Secretary during the session 2016-17 and 2017-18 while student representatives of the forum during the session 2018-19 were Ms Vaishali Raut as President , Ms Apurva Xess as Vice-President and Ms Tuhina Chatterjee as Secretary. Current student representatives of the forum during the session 2019- 20 are Ms Tuhina Chatterjee as President , Ms Shirley Beck as Vice-President and Ms Anupriya Pathak as Secretary. With an aim to promote harmony and peace among believers of different communities, Jabalpur Interreligious Forum [JIRF] of St. Aloysius College(Autonomous ),Jabalpur has been celebrating five major festivals of India since 1994.