As Mangaluru Dasara begins, Janardhan Poojary stresses on following Covid guidelines

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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (DV)

Mangaluru, Oct 10: Former union minister B Janardhan Poojary on Sunday October 10 inaugurated Mangaluru 'Dasara Mahostava' at Kudroli Sri Gokarnatheshwara Kshetra here.

Addressing the gathering, Poojary said, "Devotees who visit the temple should strictly adhere to the Covid-19 guidelines. The devotees have adhered to the guidelines so far, but even in future, they should have the 'Darshan' of deity while following the safety guidelines strictly.

"Last year, though people suffered a blow due to coronavirus, they did not lose morale. Even this time people should face the pandemic very confidently," he added.

Speaking on the state of his health, the veteran Congress leader said, "Though my condition is not stable, I visited the temple and offered prayers to the deity. May God bless everyone."

It may be mentioned here that Janardhan Poojary played a key role in the renovation of the temple.

MLA D Vedavyas Kamath, MLA UT Khader, MLA Umanath Kotian, MLC Harish Kumar, Mayor Premanand Shetty, former MLC Ivan D'Souza, president of Kudroli Gokarnatheshwara Kshetra H S Sairam, vice-president Urmila Ramesh Kumar, secretary B Madhava Suvarana, treasurer Padmaraj R, trustees Ravishankar Mijar, K Maheshchandra, M Shekar Poojary, Jagadeep Suvarana, temple development committee president Devendra Poojary, vice-president Dr Anusuya B T Salian, vice-president Dr B G Suvarana, Radhakrishna, Sooryakantha J Suvarna, Chandan Das, Kishor Dandekeri, Mumbai Billawa Association president Harish G Amin, former mayor Shashidhar Hegde, and others were present.

State minister Kota Srinivas Poojary visited the temple and offered prayers.

The 10-day Mangaluru Dasara celebrations were inaugurated on October 7 at Kudroli temple. 




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  • Ethnic Orchid, Mangalore

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    JP is now a staunch follower of NaMo and praising and advocating him to the skies. No wonder he has a good support in Kudroli. Anyways Happy Dasara Everyone!!!!

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  • Mohit, Mangalore

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    WISHING ALL DAIJIWORLD READERS A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS DASARA. GOOD LUCK TO ALL. Long live Mr. Janardhana Poojari with Good health and wealth. Jai Sri Ram.

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  • Af,,,, Mangaluru

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    People pls try to avoid crowd, safety is most importent factor than festivals .

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Thane

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    Wishing you all a Safe & Happy Feast ....

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  • Ben D'Souza Prabhu, Mangalore, Bombay Bandra now in Canada

    Mon, Oct 11 2021

    Wish you all my dear friends A VERY HAPPY DASARA for this year; with Great Happiness and Fun at all levels. A Special Greetings to you our Shri Janardhan Poolary for all the trouble you are taking !!!

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