Eashwarappa inaugurates work on Datta Peeta

the way to salvation: A partial view of the road to Manikyadhara and Dutta peeta in Chikmagalur, which is in a deplorable condition.  dh photo

The Minister who visited the peeta on Tuesday offered pooja in front of the cave. Later, speaking to presspersons, he said “government has given prioroity to repair Datta peeta. The work will be completed by March.”

When the Minister’s attention was drawn towards the demands of Sangha parivar to condcut ‘trikala pooje,’ appointment of Hindu priest and shifting of tombs, he said the issue is pending before the court. “We will abide the verdict of the court.”
MLA C T Ravi recited Dattatreya namasmarane. Sangha Parivar leaders conducted mass prayer on the occasion. VHP District Secretary Ravi Shankar, taluk secretary Yogish raj, CMC President H D Thammaiah, DC R Narayanaswamy and others were present.

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