With Nada Habba Dasara round the corner, Kodagu District in-charge Minister V. Somanna held a meeting with officials on the preparations for Dasara festivities and Cauvery Theerthodbhava at the DC’s office here on Monday.
Addressing the meeting, Sri Bhagamandala Talacauvery Temple Management Committee President B.S. Thammaiah said that the Cauvery Theerthodbhava will take place on Oct. 18 and all preparations are being made in association with the Departments concerned.
MLA K.G. Bopaiah urged the PWD Department to fill the potholes on all roads connecting Bhagamandala, using the wet-mix procedure.
Bopaiah wanted clearance of all uprooted trees on Bhagamandala-Karike road.
The MLA also appealed the Minister to direct the Bhagamandala Temple Management Committee to release Rs. 25 lakh for the Gram Panchayat to take up cleaning works during the Jathra.
Thammaiah said that the Temple has Rs. 1.60 crore in its account, out of which various development works is being executed at a cost of Rs. 1.20 crore.
Minister Somanna directed the officials to ensure there are no lacunae in the celebration of Dasara festivities and also during Cauvery Theerthodbhava. On the occasion, Somanna released Madikeri Dasara Brochure.