CM promises ` 75 lakh for Madikeri Dasara

Need to give wide publicity to Madikeri Dasara, says DC

Chief Minister has agreed to release Rs 75 lakh for Madikeri Dasara celebrations. All measures will be initiated to observe Dasara with pomp and traditional fervour, said Dasara samithi working president K M Ganesh.

Speaking after meeting Deputy Commissioner Anurag Tiwari on Tuesday, he said that cultural programmes as a part of Dasara celebrations will be held at Gandhi Maidan. Preparations are on for the celebrations.

With the help of Kannada and Culture department, tourism and transport department, Dasara will be made attractive, said samithi leader H M Nandakumar.

Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Anurag Tiwari said that all should join hands with each other to celebrate the festival grandiosely. There is a need to give publicity to the celebrations through website. All the programme schedules should be updated via website daily. 

The DC said that logo should be prepared and released by District-in-Charge Minister. Dasara details should reach people of Mysore, Bangalore and North Karnataka. There is a need to give wide publicity to the Dasara celebrations in Madikeri. Honorary president V P Suresh, Kodi Chandrashekar, Chummi Devaiah and CMC Commissioner N M Shashikumar were present.

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