sio-karnataka zone: Students Islamic Organization of India, (SIO) Karnataka zone had organized a Symposium and Book Releasing Ceremony of "BASAVA PHILOSOPHY AND ISLAM" on 04th May 2015 at Press club Auditorium, Banglore. Introducing the book, Tauseef Ahmed Madekeri, National Campus secretary, SIO of India,said that, in India the main reason for the differences is, not knowing each others religion and this kind of comparative studies would really help to clear the misconceptions. Dr. Banjagere Jayaprakash, President of Kannada Pustaka Pradhikara, Banglore released the book and speaking on the occasion he expressed that we instead of pointing out mistakes in other religions, should celebrate our similarities and this would help to spread brotherhood in society. Mr. Labeed Shafi (President, SIO of India, karnataka) delivered the key note address. Sri.Shivarudra Swamiji, Belimatha Banglore also spoke on the occasion and appreciated the initiative from students Islamic organization and was confident that these kind of progressive efforts by youths would help to build a strong, Harmonic, peaceful and moral society. Mr. Akbar Ali (President, WPI Karnataka), Jagad Guru Basava Kumar Swamiji and Mr. Harish Harsoor (Writer, Banglore) were also present on the occasion.