Mysuru: Two days after his appointment as district in- charge minister, V Somanna has set the ball in motion.
On August 24, the minister held a meeting of elected representatives and officials to take them into confidence to conduct Dasara staring from September 29 to October 8, Vijayadashami.
The first batch of elephants that have arrived in Mysuru, will be welcomed into palace on August 26.
The district administration has been told to work round the clock without giving scope for any complaints. All the religious heads will also be taken into confidence.
The minister said ‘Writer S L Bhyrappa who has been selected to declare open navaratri at Chamundi Hill on September 29, will declare open the festival during auspicious vruschika lagna between 9.30 am and 10.20 am. On Vijayadashami, on October 8, floral tributes will be offered to the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari in golden howdah during Kumbha lagna, between 4.30 pm and 4.58 pm’.
– Team Mysoorunews