Art troupes add colour to procession

Art troupes add colour to procession

 ‘Bhoota nritya’ was one of the main attractions at the procession organised as part of the Virajpet taluk third Kannada Sahitya Sammelana at Gonikoppa on Saturday. dh photo
The procession began from Palibetta road in the morning that featured bhoota nritya, navilu nritya, veeragase, dollu kunita, pooja kunita, nandi dhwaja, Kodava nritya, and so on.

The town adorned a festive mood and a bride’s look decorated with Kannada flags. The Sammelana President Mandepanda Geeta Mandanna, Vedamurthy Vishnu Bhat, District Kannada Sahitya Parishat President T P Ramesh, taluk unit president B G Raghunathanayak, Kodava Samaja President M W Ayyappa, Ponnampet hobli unit president Keshav Kamath were taken in an open vehicle in the grand procession.

Women bearing kalashas, members of various self-help groups, students of schools and colleges took part in the procession.

The scorching sun did not harm the participants’ enthusiasm. Voluteers supplied plenty of butter milk to the participants.

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