Mysuru: Nada Habba Mysuru Dasara began at Chamundi Hill in the city on Saturday.
Corona Warrior Dr C N Manjunath Director of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru inaugurated 410th Navaratri festivities during the auspicious brahmi muhurat between 7.45 am and 8.30 am.
The chariot where the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari was installed was decked up with flowers of types.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, Mayor Tasneem, Dr C N Manjunath, District minister S T Somashekar, MLAs S A Ramadass, L Nagendra, G T Devegowda and Mysuru- Kodagu MP Prathap Simha, ZP president Parimala Shyam and others took part in offering floral tributes to the presiding deity.
Corona Warriors- Pourakarmika Maragamma, staff nurse Rukmini, Asha worker Noor Jan, Dr Naveen of health and family welfare department, police personnel Kumar and social worker Ayub Ahmed were felicitated.
In the wake of Covid-19 safety norms, only 200 people including the VIPs, media persons and invitees were allowed at the venue.
– Team Mysoorunews