Sri Jai Kumar Ji Baid is elected as President of Mahakaushal Murtipujak Jain Sangh. Sri Jai Kumar Ji Baid belongs to a religious Murtipujak Jain family of Raipur, Chhattisgarh. He had been trained for Jain religion in the Jain religious training camps in the 1960s. He volunteered himself as a trainer of the said Shivirs (Camps) later on.
He is in cloth business.
He devoted his time in teaching Jain religion and philosophy in Mahakaushal and other parts of India such as Kolkata and Jiaganj. I was a student of his Shivir at Jiaganj in 1980.
He had served Mahakaushal Murtipujak Jain Sanghseveral times as executive member and office bearer in the past.
As a tradition Mahakaushal Murtipujak Jain Sangh elect their President and the President himself chose a committee of 31 including Vice President, General Secretary, Joint secretary and a treasurer. Two senior members are co opted as Patrons.
Jai Kumar Ji, in a telecon, told me that he is in process of selecting his committee and nominate the members soon. He has some new plans to take the Sangh ahead. He informed that he will endeavor to build low cost new Jain temples in the remote areas of Mahakaushal.