Mysuru/Nanjangud: Dr. K.V. Rajendra, who took charge as the new Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Mysuru district yesterday, visited Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill and Sri Srikanteshwara Temple in Nanjangud and sought the blessings of the presiding deities.
The new DC, who arrived in Mysuru from Teerthahalli in Shivamogga on Wednesday night, visited the Hill Temple along with his wife Dr. Varshitha and daughter Aadriti and had the darshan of the presiding deity. Upon his arrival at the Hill Temple, the new DC was welcomed with a bouquet by Temple’s Executive Officer Govindaraju and Chief Priest Dr. Shashishekar Dixit.
After performing puja and having the darshan of Goddess Chamundeshwari, Dr. Rajendra and family members left for Nanjangud. Upon his arrival at Sri Srikanteshwara Temple, the new DC was given a poorna kumbha and nadaswara welcome by the Temple authorities. Dr. Rajendra and his family members performed special puja to Sri Srikanteshwara and also had the darshan of Goddess Parvathi.
The new DC was felicitated on the occasion. Tahsildar M. Shivamurthy, Temple Executive Officer M. Jagadish, Revenue Officer Prakash, Temple’s Chief Priest Nagendra Dixit and others were present.