Delhi: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday. He presented idol of Mysuru Dasara howdah elephant to PM Narendra Modi.
He also met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and appealed for airshow during Dasara 2023. In his letter submitted to the minister, he said that Dasara is scheduled to be celebrated from October 15 to 24. In 2017 and 2019, the Dasara festival was privileged to have a special air show exhibited by the Indian Air Force at the Torchlight Parade Ground in Mysuru which enthralled the attention of tens of thousands of tourists and Kannadigas.
“Thus, it is hereby requested to kindly direct the concerned to plan a similar ‘Air show’ as was done earlier, during Nadahabba Dasara 2023 in Mysuru.”
During his visit to Delhi, he also called on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.