Mysuru: The District Administration will be celebrating Kannada Rajyotsava tomorrow on a grand scale.
Puja will be offered to Goddess Bhuvaneshwari at the temple in Palace premises at 8.30 am.
The Kannada Flag will be hoisted by District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple, Palace North Gate, at 9 am.
The idol of Sri Bhuvaneshwari will be taken out in a procession passing through K.R. Circle, Sayyaji Rao Road, Irwin Road and Ashoka Road, before culminating at Town Hall. A Police Parade is also arranged near Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple.
Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait, Mayor M.J. Ravikumar, Dy. Chairman of Legislative Council Marithibbegowda and Zilla Panchayat President Nayeema Sulthana, MPs Pratap Simha, R. Dhruvanarayan and C.S. Puttaraju will be the chief guests.
Cultural programme: A cultural programme is organised at 5 pm at Kalamandira here with participation by School and College students. Mayor M.J. Ravikumar will be the chief guest. MLA Vasu will preside.
Attendance compulsory: District Officers and staff should compulsorily attend the programme tomorrow. Action will be taken against absentees, according to a press release from the DC’s office.
‘Kannadave Satya’ Geetha Gayana
As part of Kannada Rajyotsava celebrations, Cultural Sub-Committee, Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA), has organised ‘Kannadave Satya’ — Gaana Gandharva Dr. C. Ashwath Geetha Gayana — by Rajesh Padiyar and troupe at P. Kalingarao Rangamandira in Dasara Exhibition Grounds at 6.30 pm tomorrow.