Bengaluru: CM Yediyurappa offers puja to Chamundeshwari to mark start of Dasara festivities

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Bengaluru, Oct 17: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday marked the formal commencement of Karnataka’s world-famous Dasara festival celebrations in Mysuru by offering puja to goddess Chamundeshwari.

Dr C N Manjunath, Director of Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre, inaugurated the celebrations.

For the first time, the Dasara celebrations that attract vast crowds from all over the world, has been completely scaled down on account of the Corona pandemic. In a bid to restrict the assembly of large number of crowds, the State Government has issued strict guidelines restricting the total number of guests to 200 with adherence of social distancing, wearing of masks and other protocols. The traditional Jumbo Savari with elephants has been confined only to the Mysuru Palace.

In another first, the State Government has decided to honour six Corona warriors for their exemplary work in the containing the spread of the pandemic and taking care of the patients. The Chief Minister honoured the six Corona warriors.

Cooperation Minister S T Somashekar, who is also the district in-charge minister, Agriculture Minister B S Patil, Pratap Simha, Mysuru MP, legislators G T Deve Gowda, S A Ramadas, Adaguru H Vishwanath, Niranjanakumar, L Nagendra, N Mahesh, Harshavardhan, KT Srikantegowda, Mysuru Zilla Panchayat President B C Parimala Shyam, Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) chairman H V Rajheev, Mysuru City Mayor Tasneem, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri, Kannada and Culture Department Director Rangappa were among the dignitaries who were present.





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    Sat, Oct 17 2020

    God Bless all The People.

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  • Elwyn Goveas, Valencia

    Sat, Oct 17 2020

    Mysore a awesome place ,A city second to none.
    Everyone should visit Mysore once in his life time to witness this occasion.
    People of Mysore are gracious, friendly and ready to help you.

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  • Krish, Udupi

    Sat, Oct 17 2020

    nine goddess bless all of us and keep every one safe and happy

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Oct 17 2020

    Krish, Udupi
    We all believe in One God our Creator ...

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  • Dinesh Kumar Shetty, Katipalla/Mangaluru

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Oct 17 2020

    We will all pray for CM Yediyurappa's Good Health & Long Life ...

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