Seers take part in river rafting in Gonikoppal


Pontiffs from 29 branches of Chitradurga Murugha Mutt led by Shivamurthi Murugha Sharana participated in the river rafting programme.

4 km raft

In fact, the programme was organised by the Department of Youth Services and Sports based on Murugha Sharana’s request. Sharana had participated in the rafting programme earlier also. Pontiffs crossed 4 kilometers rafting through river to reach Tata Estate.
Speaking to reporters, Sharana said that the programme was organised with an objective to introduce the adventurous river rafting to other pontiffs.

River rafting also empowers mind, in addition to giving physical exercise, he said.
Youth should also be encouraged by the programme, he said adding that sports makes one’s mind balanced.

He said that pontiffs have to live within the limits of a Mutt. Hence, this kind of programmes necessary to refresh their minds, he added.

Rafting chief Shivanand, General Thimmaiah National Adventure Sports Academy convener Jithendra Shetty and Youth Services and Sports Minister’s private secretary Suresh were present.

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